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Title Rashomon [dvd] / Daiei seisaku ; seisaku Minoura Jingo ; kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira
Publisher [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, c2001
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Descript 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (26 p. : ill. 12 x 19 cm.)
Series Criterion Collection ; 138
Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 138
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Tech Details DVD, RSDL dual-layer presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1
Language Japanese or English language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles
Performer(S) Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Fumiko Honma, Daisuke Kato
Credits Photography, Kazuo Miyagawa
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
Based on Yabu no naka (= In a grove) and Rashomon and other stories by Ryunosuki Akutagawa
"Janus Films."
Summary Set in the Middle Ages, the nature of truth and subjective reality are probed in a series of flashbacks from four viewpoints to present the case history of a man's murder and the rape of his wife by a bandit
Subject Murder -- Japan -- Drama
Rape -- Japan -- Drama
Samurai -- Japan -- Drama
Subjectivity -- Drama
Memory -- Drama
Satsujin Nihon Dorama
Genre Feature films.
Subject Foreign films
Genre Motion pictures, Japanese
Subject DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Minoura, Jingo
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998
Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-
Mifune, Toshiro, 1920-1997
Kyo, Machiko, 1924-
Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982
Chiaki, Minoru, 1917-1999
Ueda, Kichijiro, 1904-1972
Honma, Fumiko
Kato, Daisuke, 1911-1975
Miyagawa, Kazuo, 1908-1999
Daie, Kabushiki Kaisha
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films
Add Title Rashomon (Motion picture)
ISBN 0780024591
ISBN/ISSN 037429161821
Music # RAS040 Criterion Collection

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