The Idiot

The Idiot ★★★

Setsuko Hara, Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, and Yoshiko Kuga surely must have been the greatest cast in Japanese history? And yet The Idiot is a melodramatic failure.

Kurosawa filming ice skating with torches = great great great

Kurosawa filming people talking in a room = bad bad bad