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The Emperor and Us
امپراطور و ما
Directed by Nasser Saffarian • 2006 • Iran
A documentary centering the works of legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa from the point of view of Iranian film critics and filmmakers and three of Kurosawa's colleagues. This documentary explores Kurosawa's major films, discussing his artistic and narrative approaches in detail. The film also briefly manages to show the recognition of Kurosawa's work in Iran.