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Type: Director
Nationality: Japanese
Date of Birth: 03/23/1910


 

Akira Kurosawa Quotes > Movie directors, or should I...

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Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good.
Akira Kurosawa

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