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Actor(s) Toshiro Mifune (Tajomaru, the Bandit), Masayuki Mori (Takehiro, the Nobleman), Machiko Kyo (Masago, the Wife), Takashi Shimura (Woodcutter)
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One rainy day in 12th century Japan, a monk and a woodcutter sat deep in thought under the half broken city gate of Rashomon. A man rushed into the gate, seeking shelter from the pouring rain. After being asked, the monk and the woodcutter began to tell the newcomer their mysterious story. A famous robber named Tajyomaru attacked a samurai and his wife in a forest. The robber was captured and put on trial, however the accounts of the three participants were all significantly different from each other.
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Format DVD
DVD Regions All regions
Genre Drama - crime
Censor Rating U (Universal)
Actor(s) Toshiro Mifune (Tajomaru, the Bandit), Masayuki Mori (Takehiro, the Nobleman), Machiko Kyo (Masago, the Wife), Takashi Shimura (Woodcutter)
Director(s) Akira Kurosawa
Producer(s) Jingo Minoura
No of Discs 1
Studio Shemaroo

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  1.  And the truth shall never be told 5 October, 2013 On
    If you've not seen this movie, fret not. A lot of movies after this one questioned the same thing "What is the truth". However, only this one shows the truth. That truth itself is an illusion, and can change based on a view, perspective or situation.

    The acting is led by Kurosawa's favorite in Toshiro Mifune, and he never lets us down. His acting is as usual sublime, and very believable. The rest of the cast if great, and make sure that the mystery is never unraveled.

    The champion of the movie though is the story, and that is what will keep you glued to your TV. If you haven't watched this, go watch it now. And after you have, try to see if you can every think about truth in the same way. Quite simply on the greatest movies made of all time, and one everyone must watch.

    And yes, Kurosawa is Kurosawa. One of the best there ever will be.
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