Rashomon (1950)

Rashomon (1950)

Rashomon (1950)

December 26, 1951 | 01 hr 28 min

Rashomon (1950) Synopsis

Set in feudal Japan, this film presents an intriguing tale of violent crime in the woods, told from the perspective of four different characters -- a bandit, a woman, her husband and a woodcutter. Only two things about the incident seem to be clear -- the woman was raped and her husband is now dead. However, the other elements radically differ as the four participants and/or witnesses relate their own stories (with the dead man, eerily enough, speaking through a medium). As each account is revealed, what seemed black-and-white turns to various hues of gray, leading to surprising -- and confounding -- revelations.

Rated NR

Rashomon (1950) Movie Trailers

Rashomon (1950) Casts