Dreams ( Akira Kurosawa's Dreams ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 649

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 45

Theatrical Release Date: 08/24/1990

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/15/2016

Language: Japanese

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Actors: Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Martin Scorsese, Mieko Harada, Yoshitaka Zushi, Mitsunori Isaki

Plot: Has eight various dream sequences which mostly tackle about humanity, nature and a child's innocence. Some characters repeat in certain dreams. A myriad of events occur such as mountaineers traveling thru a violent snow storm, tree spirits talking to a child, a demon explaining hell, nuclear plants exploding, a wise elderly talking about his opinions and a man stumbling inside a painting and meeting the artist who created it.

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Akira Kurosawa's Dreams review

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/05/2013

Meticulous, gorgeous, provocative and an underrated piece of art. You'll even see a famous director act as Vincent Van Gogh. A film that tells the story of various dreams. The first is about a boy who disobeys his mother and asks for forgiveness. The 2nd is a boy being told by tree spirits that he cannot see the peach blossoms bloom because his parents cut down the peach trees. One of the spirits mentioned that he cried when the trees were being cut down and it wasn't his fault. They permit him and sees one tree sprouting, showing a glimmer of hope for the orchard. On the third dream, a group of mountain men encounter a terrible snow storm and are about to die when a mysterious lady whispers "The snow is warm." For the forth dream, a man walks into a tunnel and encounters his …

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