Poster for the movie "Rashomon"

Rashomon

Poster for the movie "Rashomon"

Rashomon (1950)

88 min - Crime, Drama, Mystery - 26 december 1950
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Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, "Rashomon" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife.

Director:  Akira Kurosawa

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Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, "Rashomon" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife.


Collections: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Country:   Japan
Language:  Japanese
Release Date:  26 december 1950

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Daiei Motion Picture Company

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min