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How did filmmaker Yamamoto treat those who worked for him? How did he treat the extras on the set?

What circumstances led to the suicide of Akira Kurosawa's older brother, Heigo?

Why did the Japanese war-time censors cut the scene from a movie that contained this line, "The factory gate waited for the student workers?"

When the Americans occupied Japan after World War II ended, what Hollywood director came to Akira's set anonymously to observe Akira's work? When did Akira find out?

What was Yamamoto most concerned with when Akira visits him on his deathbed? What did this illustrate about the master filmmaker?

To what did Akira attribute the decline of Japanese filmmaking? In his view, why was American film becoming ever more successful?

What was the subject of Akira's movie, "Scandal?" Did the movie have the impact that Akira had hoped for?

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