Cover image for Rashōmon
Title:
Rashōmon
Author:
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
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.
General Note:
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.

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."

Special features: New high-definition digital transfer ; commentary by Donald Richie ; video introduction by Robert Altman ; excerpts from The world of Kazuo Miyagawa ; reprints of the Rashomon source stories, Ryunosuke Akutagawa's "In a grove" and "Rashomon" ; Akira Kurosawa on Rashomon (excerpt from his book Something like an autobiography) ; theatrical trailer ; new English subtitle translation ; RSDL dual-layer ed.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
Japanese
ISBN:
9780780024595
Format :
DVD