• Rashomon (1950)

Rashomon

Release Date: December 26th, 1950

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Ky?, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Daisuke Kato, Noriko Honma

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Daiei Motion Picture Company

Distributors: RKO Radio Pictures

Keywords: Witty, Pursuit, Suspenseful, Husband, Mystery

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Awards

Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Winner Honorary Foreign Language Film Award
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1953)
Winner Golden Lion for best movie
Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (1951)