Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon

The film which catapulted Kurosawa towards international recognition (not that Japanese cinema has ever needed the “approval” of Western critics), Rashomon is a visually arresting exploration of the nature of subjectivity as the bandit, the wife, the samurai and the woodcutter each tell their version of a tale of rape and murder.

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