KiyoshiKurosawa

KiyoshiKurosawa

An attempt to translate Kiyoshi Kurosawa's remarks on cinema into a letterboxd account.

Favorite films

  • A History of Violence
  • The Boston Strangler
  • Detective
  • The Ballad of Cable Hogue

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  • The Mule

  • The Ghost of Yotsuya

  • Cat People

  • The Fly

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  • The Mule

    The Mule

    I’m of course a big fan of Clint Eastwood as a director, but even more so I’m a huge fan of him as an actor. I’ve been a fan of his as an actor for many decades. So it’s true about The Mule as well, but something about… even in his old age there are moments where he gives the same expression that he gives when he was in Dirty Harry. So I can’t wait to see that expression again. Just thinking about it makes me so joyous and excited.

  • The Ghost of Yotsuya

    The Ghost of Yotsuya

    Since I used to watch horror films when I was a child, there’d been something puzzling me ever since. It was a simple question, “Why do you feel scared when you see a ghost?” Theoretically, it’s complicated. When I was small I didn’t understand logic, but I found it strange. In The Ghost of Yotsuya, when the ghost appears, Iemon dies. Then he becomes a ghost and the two become buddies. The story differs between this and the other versions,…

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  • Cat People

    Cat People

    I don’t know if I would call it feminine, but it’s sensual - this ability to pass between darkness and light, to drift along that borderline. The borderline that had seemed so clearly defined just dissolves.

  • The Fly

    The Fly

    In The Fly, the scientist transfers something through space using a transmitter. The first time, he puts a cat in the transmitter and bang! But the cat doesn’t come out. The cat’s gone. “Oh, we failed!” Then you hear a cat’s cry, and that was extremely scary. The transmission has failed. The cat wasn’t dead, but it didn’t exist anymore. That horror… well you may not feel that much since it was just a cat. But how would you feel…