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In a shocking twist, Dean shows Ciara a film widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time: Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru. They talk about its humour and humanism, Kurosawa's influences and how the main character's son is a complete piece of shit.

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“Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement” by Every Frame a Painting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doaQC-S8de8

Bosley Crowther’s review of Ikiru: https://www.nytimes.com/1960/01/30/archives/screen-drama-imported-from-japanikiru-has-premiere-at-the-little.html

Ciara’s article on Michael Collins in Paste: https://www.pastemagazine.com/movies/michael-collins-liam-neeson-anniversary/

The Rashomon Effect Effect: https://thesundae.net/2018/05/20/the-rashomon-effect-effect/

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