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Japanese cinema was very focused on capturing both the ordinary and the extraordinary, so a lot of the things that we captured tended to be existentialist, as well. In the films, there were influences by Camus or Sartre, different philosophers. In the theater, we referred to Brecht, so in that sense there was a lot of inclination towards existentialism and extraordinary references were very ...
Although not obvious is the movies they made together, he was taller than Toshiro Mifune. He was also one of the few Japanese actors who could stand eye to eye with the almost six-foot tall director Akira Kurosawa.
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