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Rashomon (1950)
Drama, Suspense/Thriller
 
Set in feudal Japan, this film presents an intriguing tale of violent crime in the woods, told from the perspective of four different characters -- a bandit, a woman, her husband and a woodcutter. Only two things about the incident seem to be clear -- the woman was raped and her husband is now dead. However, the other elements radically differ as the four participants and/or witnesses relate their own stories (with the dead man, eerily enough, speaking through a medium). As each account is revealed, what seemed black-and-white turns to various hues of gray, leading to surprising -- and confounding -- revelations. Rated No Rating .
Cast: Minoru Chiaki, Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori
Produced by: Minoru Jingo
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
Written by: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Running time: 1hr 28min
Opens: Limited
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