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Rashomon (1950)
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Call no.:
DVD 003 325
Title:
Rashomon
Originally produced:
1950
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Four people involved in the murder of a gentleman in feudal Japan and the seduction of his wife report differing views of what actually happened.
Credits:
directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, 2002, c1950.
Languages:
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles; Optional English-dubbed soundtrack.
Details:
1 DVD (88 min.) : sound, black & white
Country of production:
Japan
Studio(s):
Daiei, Kabushiki Kaisha
RKO Radio Pictures, inc
Director(s):
Kurosawa, Akira
Screenwriter(s):
Kurosawa, Akira
Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki.
Production:
Producer, Jingo Minora ; director, Akira Kurosawa ; scenario, Shinobu Hashimoto, Akira Kurosawa ; photography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; music, Fumio Hayasaka.
Notes:
Based on "In a grove" and "Rashomon" by Ryunosuki Akutagawa.
Special features: Commentary by Japanese-film historian Donald Richie. Video introduction by director Robert Altman. Excerpts from The world of Kazuo Miyagawa, a documentary film about Rashomon's cinematogapher. Theatrical trailer. New and improved English subtitle translation.
Subjects:
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927 Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Genre:
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
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Format: DVD
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Genre: Crime films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Title: Rashomon
Director: Kurosawa, Akira
Actor: Kyo, Machiko
Actor: Mifune, Toshirō
Actor: Mori, Masayuki
Actor: Shimura, Takashi
Musical score composer: Hayasaka, Fumio
Production studio: Daiei, Kabushiki Kaisha
Production studio: RKO Radio Pictures, inc
Country of production: Japan
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action