AKIRA KUROSAWA

RASHOMON

Truth is in the eye of the beholder in Kurosawa's Oscar® winning RASHOMON
1950 · 88 mins · Foreign, Classics, Crime, Drama
WINNER Best Foreign Language Film, 24th Annual Academy Awards® In ancient Japan, a woman is raped and her husband killed. RASHOMON is played out by giving us four stories - with every story revealing different points of view. The question remains - just which version is the truth? RASHOMON was remade with Paul Newman as THE OUTRAGE (1964) and also credited by director Bryan Singer as his inspiration for the Oscar® winning 1995 film THE USUAL SUSPECTS. Kurosawa's breakthrough movie to the West, winning the 1951 Oscar® for Best Foreign Film - RASHOMON remains one of the truly great films...
WINNER Best Foreign Language Film, 24th Annual Academy Awards® In ancient Japan, a woman is raped and her husband killed. RASHOMON is played out by giving us four stories - with every story revealing different points of view. The question remains - just which version is the truth? RASHOMON was remade with Paul Newman as THE OUTRAGE (1964) and also credited by director Bryan Singer as his inspiration for the Oscar® winning 1995 film THE USUAL SUSPECTS. Kurosawa's breakthrough movie to the West, winning the 1951 Oscar® for Best Foreign Film - RASHOMON remains one of the truly great films of the 20th Century.
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"One of the most philosophical and brilliant films of all time" - ARTS MOVIES REVIEWS

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
EYE2118
Languages
Japanese with English subtitles
Subtitles
English
Discs
1
Encoding
PAL

Directed by

Akira Kurosawa

Featuring

Masayuki Mori, Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo

Special Features

The Making of RASHOMON - a documentary
Deleted scenes
Outtakes
Newsreel footage
Stills and poster gallery
Original theatrical trailer