Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai
|Author:||Richard D. Pepperman|
In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Akira Kurosawa s Seven Samurai one of cinema s most superb and influential achievements Richard D. Pepperman presents this elegant book as a master class, and illustrates, with beautiful strokes of insight, how and why this film has inspired generations of filmmakers. Here is a handbook for directors, screenwriters, and editors, and a guide for all curious lovers of cinema."
Richard Pepperman gives the reader a lively, scene-by-scene tour of Kurosawa s masterpiece, pointing out the visual and storytelling choices that make the film so distinguished. For many of us, the book s title speaks truth. Stephen Prince, Author, The Warrior s Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa"