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Rashomon (Rashômon) (1950)

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Starring
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô
Policeman
Noriko Honma Noriko Honma
Medium
Kichijiro Ueda Kichijiro Ueda
Commoner
Minoru Chiaki Minoru Chiaki
Priest
Takashi Shimura Takashi Shimura
Woodcutter
Masayuki Mori Masayuki Mori
Takehiro Kanazawa
Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune
Tajômaru
Machiko Kyô Machiko Kyô
Masako Kanazawa


Written by (View all)
Shinobu Hashimoto Shinobu Hashimoto
(screenplay)
Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa
(screenplay) and


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Rashomon Trailer (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)

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Truth lies with perspective.

11 years, 12 months ago at Aug 21 10:23
5 votes
''It's human to lie. Most of the time we can't even be honest with ourselves.''

A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.

Toshirô Mifune: Tajômaru

Ironically, Japanese critics were not enthusiastic about Rashomon when it was released in 50's Japan.
In today's world, however, Rashomon is generally considere... read more

Good, but vastly overrated.

12 years, 3 months ago at Apr 23 0:53
1 vote
"No one tells a lie after he's said he's going to tell one."

Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon is a film that I both liked and disliked.

On the one hand it was a visual arresting, superb study of human nature. But on the other hand the film is highly boring not to mention monotonous.

Rashomon opens as a group of men start discussing a heinous crime that unfol... read more

A great movie

9 years, 11 months ago at Sep 10 10:44
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It is one of those movies I should definitely re-watch. Indeed, I saw it only once and it must have been something like 15 years ago. Still, I remember it as if it was yesterday. I was pretty young back in those days and after hearing so many good things about it, I thought I should give it a try. Of course, at first, I was a little bit worried, you know, a 60 years old movie, in black and white, ... read more
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The murder of a man and the rape of his wife in a forest grove—seen from four different perspectives. Akira Kurosawa’s meditation on the nature of “truth” transformed narrative cinema as we know it.
Release date: 26 August 1950
UPC: 037429161821
Tags: Japan (26), Drama (24), 1950s (22), Mystery (21), Samurai (21), 1950 (18), Crime (18), Japanese (17), Rape (12), Murder (12), Revenge (9), Truth (8), Trial (8), Suicide (8), Witness (7), Forest (7), Bandit (6), Priest (6), Foreign (6), Court (6)
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