Contest: All the Emperor’s Men by Hiroshi Tasogawa

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Cinema Sentries and Applause Books have teamed up to give three lucky readers the opportunity to win Hiroshi Tasogawa's All the Emperor’s Men.

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In his review, Sentry Greg Barbrick claims the book "details one of the greatest mysteries of [Akira] Kurosawa’s career. After being hired to direct the Japanese half of the war film Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), he was fired after just three weeks. At that point, he was already 10 days behind in his shooting schedule, and had only eight minutes of footage to show for his efforts. The true story of what went so dramatically wrong has never fully explained until now. It is an incredible tale, and in his role as interpreter for Kurosawa, the author witnessed everything." He also raves that "All the Emperor’s Men is one of those rare film history books that is positively riveting."

There are three ways to enter the contest, which is only open to residents of the continental U.S. For your first entry, simply retweet the following post on Twitter: Tweet this. For a second entry, "like" us on our Facebook page and leave a comment under the Emperor's Men contest post. For a third entry, leave a comment below naming your favorite Kurosawa movie.

All the Emperor’s Men is currently available at bookstores and online.

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