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3.7
536 Ratings

The Idiot

Hakuchi

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1951
Drama

Synopsis

The Idiot is an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s masterpiece about a wayward, pure soul’s reintegration into society—updated by Kurosawa to capture Japan’s postwar aimlessness.

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The Idiot Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Awards & Festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival

1971

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