A.K. (1986)

A.K.
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 15mins.
Genres Foreign, Documentary, Biopic
Keywords biopic, filmmaker, filmmaking
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Catherine Cadou Technical Advisor n/a 537 12000001
Junichi Shima Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Tokyo String Quartet Performer ("String Quartet No 1") 120819 8000002
Toru Takemitsu Music ("String Quartet No 1") 120781 8000001
Hiroshi Ishida Camera Assistant photography assistant 120867 6000003
Chris Marker Editor n/a 172 7000001
Claude Villand Sound sound rerecording 120816 14000002
Catherine Adda Sound Editor n/a 229 14000003
Teishu Murata Other calligraphy 120795 26000002
Akira Kurosawa Other film extracts("Uma" ("Horse") "Rashomon" (1950) "Shichinin no Samurai" ("The Seven Samurai") (1954) "Kumonosu-jo" ("Throne of Blood") (1957) "Kagemusha" (1980)) 120795 26000003
Chris Marker Other commentary 120795 26000001
Yuko Fukusaki Special Effects (Japanese eye) 168 23000002
Patrick Duroux Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Tsutomu Ishizuka Camera Assistant photography assistant 120867 6000002
Frans-Yves Marescot Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Mieko Harada Actor n/a 1 1000005
Chris Marker Narrator Narration 120790 1000006
Ryu Daisuke Actor n/a 1 1000004
Jinpachi Nezu Actor n/a 1 1000003
Akira Terao Actor n/a 1 1000002
Chris Marker Director n/a 2 2000001
Serge Silberman Producer n/a 3 3000001
Takashi Ohashi Production Manager n/a 305 5000002
Hisao Kurosawa Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000003
Ully Pickardt Production Manager general production manager 305 5000001
Chris Marker Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Masato Hara Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Tatsuya Nakadai Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
A portrait of director Akira Kurosawa's ethos and process. We not only observe the man behind the camera but also the action happening in front of it. In particular, here, we follow Kurosawa while filming his ambitious medieval Japanese take on Shakespeare's "King Lear".