His beard caught fire during the apocalyptic castle-burning scene in Ran (1985).
If someone were to ask me on my deathbed what my best film was, I think I'd say it was Harakiri, which I made when I was 29. You could say my most important work was finished by the time I was 29! So I'd like to put Harakiri (1962) on the list. Next...
Frequently works with 'Toshiro Mifune' and Akira Kurosawa
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