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Rashomon [videorecording] / directed by Akira Kurosawa ; scenario by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto.

Publication:
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, 2002, c1950.
Series:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 138.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Criterion collection ; 138
The Classic collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + guide ([28] p. ; 17 cm.)
Subjects:
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927 -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
Language:
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles; Optional English-dubbed soundtrack.
System details:
: DVD.
Summary:
Four people involved in the murder of a gentleman in feudal Japan and the seduction of his wife report differing views of what actually happened.
Participant:
Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki.
Credits:
Producer, Jingo Minora ; director, Akira Kurosawa ; scenario, Shinobu Hashimoto, Akira Kurosawa ; photography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; music, Fumio Hayasaka.
Notes:
Based on "In a grove" and "Rashomon" by Ryunosuki Akutagawa.
Special features: Commentary by Japanese-film historian Donald Richie. Video introduction by director Robert Altman. Excerpts from The world of Kazuo Miyagawa, a documentary film about Rashomon's cinematogapher. Theatrical trailer. New and improved English subtitle translation.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the American Honda Motor Company Fund.
Contributor:
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. , Director, Screenwriter
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997. , Actor
Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973. , Actor
Kyo, Machiko, 1924- , Actor
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982. , Actor
Hayasaka, Fumio, 1914-1955. , Composer
Richie, Donald, 1924- , Commentator
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927.
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927.
Daiei, Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
RKO Radio Pictures, inc. , Producer
Janus Films. , Distributor
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
American Honda Motor Company Fund.
Related Work:
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927. Rashōmon.
Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke, 1892-1927. Yabu no naka.
ISBN:
0780024591
Publisher no.:
RAS040 Criterion Collection
Web link:
The American Honda Motor Company Fund Home Page
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