Archive for February 21st, 2007

Rashomon – Full Length Film

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

is ‘s classic film that recounts the tale of a wealthy 12th-century Japanese merchant and his wife who are ambushed by a famous bandit. The bandit rapes the wife and kills the husband. The film presents the  crime from four separate points-of-view–that of the bandit, the wife, the dead man, and a lowly peasant–with each character offering a vastly differing version of the same story. The film was released in 1950 and runs 87:54: