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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 recount different versions of the story of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai) presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema—and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo)—to the Western world.

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Published November 6, 2012 by Criterion Collection.
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Rashomon established Kurosawa as a major film artist (though he'd already made several films of note, including Stray Dog), garnered Japanese cinema global attention, and furthered notions on the potential dexterity of the film image, which can be manipulated to contain multiple truths or non-tru...

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