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Rashomon (25-Aug-1950)

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto; Akira Kurosawa

From story: Rashomon by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Keywords: Crime, Japan

A bandit rapes a woman and kills her husband, a Samurai, in a village forest. We hear four accounts of the crime -- from the wife, the murderer, a monk, and a woodcutter -- but their stories vary widely. Among the most influential films of all time. Won a special Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film; received an additional nomination for Best Set Decoration. Won the Leone d'Oro at the Venice Film Festival.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Toshirô Mifune
Actor
1-Apr-1920 24-Dec-1997 Yojimbo
Takashi Shimura
Actor
12-Mar-1905 11-Feb-1982 The Seven Samurai

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