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Wednesday 15 January 2020:
Rashomon

In mediaeval Japan, four people give conflicting accounts of an incident in a forest.   88 minutes

Writers:  Ryûnosuke Akutagawa (stories), Akira Kurosawa (screenplay)

Stars:  Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori

In mediaeval Japan, four people give conflicting accounts of a violent incident in a forest. This vivid drama effectively demonstrates the subjectivity of truth. It was the first Japanese film to be shown widely in the West. Best Film at Venice 1951. First shown by OFS in 1990.

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