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edwin jahiel <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 23 Jan 1995 13:08:26 CST
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>     Yes, Kurosawa's latest film, released in Japan a year ago, is called
>"Mada da yo" (Not Yet).  It has not yet been released theatricallyt,in the
>US (or Gt. Britain to my knowledge) nor might it ever, but it is also,
>therefore (?) not yet available on vide.  Reviews from Japan were kind, at
>best, with most people who saw it coming away extremely disappointed,
>finding it overtly but also self-servingly autobiographical.  Given the
>failure artistically and commercially of RHAPSODY, and, to a lesser extent,
>DREAMS, it may be that Kurosawa's latest film will be a long time coming
>   As for the documentary AK, my memory flashes on Chris Marker (perhaps
>not inappropriately), but I don't want to say more, except I am unaware of
>its video availability through normal, legal channels.
>David Desser,UIUC Cinema Studies
>2109 FLB/707 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL  61801
David's mind flashed very well.  AK is indeed by Chris Marker,was released 1985
Edwin Jahiel, UIUC Cinema Studies