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Red Beard (1965) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Akira Kurosawa and produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka.

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Red Beard (1965)

By Beatrice on Sep 14, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Red Beard (Akahige) Directed by Akira Kurosawa Written by Masato Ide, Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima, and Akira Kurosawa 1965/Japan Kurosawa Production Co./Toho Company First viewing/FilmStruck Genzo Tsugawa: It’s the smell of the poor. Three hours was at least an hour too many for this underwhe... Read full article

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According to the DVD commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince, this is the only Akira Kurosawa film to feature nudity.
Principal photography took two years.
Period construction of the hospital went as far as to use the right kind of aged wood that would have been used in the region at the time the film is set, per Akira Kurosawa's request.
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