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Feature Film

Art House - Crime - Drama - History

Japan 1950 | 88 Min

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We all want to forget something, so we tell stories. It's easier that way.

Genre

Art House Crime Drama History

Subjects

Japan Rape Samurai Woodcutter

Language

Japanese

Story

One day a woodcutter witnesses a rape of a woamn and a murder on some Samurai's. He brings it to the court and they summon to hear the other witnesses; in this way the crime is told from 5 different perspectives.

Director

Akira Kurosawa

Writer

Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

Cast

Toshiro Mifune
Machiko Kyō
Masayuki Mori
Takashi Shimura
Minoru Chiaki

Producers

Minoru Jingo, Masaichi Nagata

Cinematographer

Kazuo Miyagawa

Production Designer

Takashi Matsuyama

Editors

Akira Kurosawa

Composer

Fumio Hayasaka

Musicians