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Akira Kurosawa

Born on March 23, 1910 in Omori, Tokyo, Japan
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The most well-known of all Japanese directors, the great irony about Akira Kurosawa's career is that he's been far more popular outside of Japan than in Japan. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
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


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