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Japanese Director Kurosawa Dies

September 6, 1998

TOKYO (AP) _ Japan’s most famous film director, Akira Kurosawa, died at his home Sunday at the age of 88, Kyodo news agency reported.

Kurosawa’s films included epics such as ``The Seven Samurai″ and ``Rashomon.″ His work inspired a generation of directors both at home in Japan and in the United States.

The cause of death was not immediately known.

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