Rashomon (Essential Art House) (1950)

Genre : Foreign
  
Format:  Rashomon (Essential Art House) DVD 
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A rape and murder in medieval Japan are recounted in four flashback sequences, as seen through the eyes of the three people involved and a witness to the incident. Each version differs from the others, leaving viewers to draw their own conclusions on what actually transpired. Akira Kurosawa's breakthrough drama stars Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo. 88 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Interior Decoration (B&W)
 
SKU: D20772
$17.99
Regularly $19.99
Category:
Foreign
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Rated:
NR
Color:
Black & White
Format: 
Fullscreen
Closed Captioned:
 No
Cast:  Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Takashi Shimura, Masayuki Mori, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Daisuke Kato, Fumiko Homma
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