Rashomon (1950)

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The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.

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  • Toshirô Mifune and Machiko Kyô in Rashomon (1950)
  • Toshirô Mifune and Masayuki Mori in Rashomon (1950)
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Trivia

This film is often given credit for the first time a camera was pointed directly at the sun. In Akira Kurosawa's biography, he gives credit to his cinematographer for "inventing" it and himself for using it, but years later, during commentary that preceded the TV... ...


Quotes

Tajômaru: I already had you, but I only want you more. It's very hard. I beg you to be my wife.


Alternate Versions

In order to get the film into more mainstream U.S. theatres, RKO also released this film in an English dubbed version.


Soundtracks

Woman's Tale Theme (Bolero)
Written by
Fumio Hayasaka inspired by Maurice Ravel's "Bolero", using the same background rhythm, and similar orchestration and build-up, but different melodic lines.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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