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Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Rashomon

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羅生門 / Rashōmon (1950) dir Akira Kurosawa w/Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura [88 min; 35mm; in Japanese with English subtitles]
A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, RASHOMON is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. – Criterion Collection

Related:
“Changing by the Wind,” RASHOMON Film Notes by Deana DiSalvio
“THE BAD SLEEP WELL – Conspiracy of Evil,” Film Notes by William Benker
“Incantations of Greed – THE HIDDEN FORTRESS,” Film Notes by William Benker
“HIGH AND LOW: Or Heaven and Hell,” Film Notes by Melvin Cartagena
“SEVEN SAMURAI,” Film Notes by Devanshu Mehta
“SEVEN SAMURAI: The Discipline of Conflict,” Film Notes by William Benker
“STRAY DOG: Terminal Males,” Film Notes by Melvin Cartagena
“THRONE OF BLOOD – The Power of Influence,” Film Notes by William Benker
“YOJIMBO – A Combination of Craft,” Film Notes by William Benker

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