|1985||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Director||Ran||Nominated|
|1985||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Foreign Film||Ran||Nominated|
|1985||National Board of Review||Best Director||Ran||Won|
|1980||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Foreign Language Film||Kagemusha||Nominated|
|1980||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Director||Kagemusha||Won|
by Gary Susman
Movie: 'Yojimbo' Release Date: September 13, 1961 How It Got Made: By the time Akira Kurosawa made 'Yojimbo,' he had already spent a decade as the Japanese director most admired in the West, thanks to international...
by William Goss
The exceedingly prolific Takashi Miike has more than made a name for himself with his freakier fare -- 'Audition', 'The Happiness of the Katakuris', 'Ichi the Killer' -- but you wouldn't know it from '13 Assassins', his...