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Rashōmon / Daiei seisaku ; seisaku Minoura Jingo ; kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira.

Minoura, Jingo. (Added Author). Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998 (Added Author). Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918- (Added Author). Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997 (Added Author). Kyō, Machiko, 1924- (Added Author). Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973 (Added Author). Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982 (Added Author). Chiaki, Minoru, 1917-1999 (Added Author). Ueda, Kichijirō, 1904-1972 (Added Author). Honma, Fumiko, 1910- (Added Author). Katō, Daisuke, 1911-1975 (Added Author). Miyagawa, Kazuo, 1908-1999 (Added Author). Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author). Janus Films. (Added Author). Photography, Kazuo Miyagawa. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main DVD DRAMA RASH (Text) 39231031340330 Display--Audiovisual 2 Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD RASHOMON (FOREIGN) (Text) 39206019405750 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC RASHOMON (Text) 33946002333594 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780024591
  • ISBN: 9780780024595
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on Yabu no naka (= In a grove) and Rashōmon and other stories by Ryunosuki Akutagawa.
"Janus Films."
For home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Kazuo Miyagawa.
Participant or Performer Note:
Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Fumiko Honma, Daisuke Kato.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, RSDL dual-layer presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Language Note:
Japanese or English language soundtrack (mono) with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Murder > Japan > Drama.
Rape > Japan > Drama.
Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Subjectivity > Drama.
Memory > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.

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