Dersu Uzala

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Film:

Dersu Uzala

Showtimes:

Sunday Oct 29 01:00 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


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About the Film:

Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective

Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1975. Russian and Chinese with English subtitles. 161 min.
Kurosawa was pulling himself out of a suicidal depression when he agreed to helm this Soviet-Japanese co-production, which went on to win the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film. When Captain Vladimir (Yuri Solomin) and his Siberian forest expedition meet a diminutive mountain man, Dersu Uzala (Maksim Munzuk), at their rural campsite, a friendship begins that will span decades. Kurosawa perceptively and subtly explores the inevitable clash of civilization and nature, focusing on a relationship between two men who are very different yet share a kindred spirit. From Siberia’s beautiful wooded landscapes to its pitiless, snow-ravaged wastes comes this timeless evocation of man’s fateful, often fractured place in the world. In Russian and Chinese with English subtitles.

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