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Idiot, The ( Hakuchi ) (1951) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

902

Avg. Rating:

3.21/4

# of Ratings:

12

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

05/23/1951

Director:

Akira Kurosawa

Actors:

Setsuko Hara
Masayuki Mori
Toshirô Mifune
Takashi Shimura
Chieko Higashiyama
Chiyoko Fumiya

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Kameda has been on an asylum after the war, but after being released, travels to Hokkaido where he becomes involved in a love triangle between his friend and a woman they both love. -- Chris Kavan

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"The Idiot" by Yojimbo

Akira Kurosawa's spin on Dostoyevsky sees a man traumatised by his war time experiences resulting in a new appreciation for life. His openness and honesty acts as a reflection of the hypocrisy and selfishness of those around him, some deriding him as an idiot and others hating him for exposing the faults in themselves. These qualities inspire romantic feelings in two women however and the resulting love triangles lead to tragedy. Kurosawa's eye for beautiful cinematography is in evidence as always, particularly during the scenes by candlelight during Toshiro Mifune's descent into madness. There is also some great social commentary; the female characters for me were the most interesting and characterful, playing off Kameda's naivety really well. Unfortunately the idea of Masayaki Mori's st...

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