Designed this lavishly produced and profusely illustrated volume on film director, Akira Kurosawa, timed for the centennial of his birth, written by Peter Cowie with forward by Martin Scorsese. This is the first illustrated book to pay tribute to the celebrated director's unmistakable style, featuring annotated script pages, sketches, and storyboards that reveal the meticulous craft behind Kurosawa's genius. Extensive photo editing with publisher. Supervised printing. 304 pages, with companion poster. Published by Rizzoli international.