1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Criterion Collection ; 138
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 138.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on Yabu no naka (= In a grove) and Rashōmon and other stories by Ryunosuki Akutagawa.
Photography, Kazuo Miyagawa.
Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Fumiko Honma, Daisuke Kato.
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.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Japanese or dubbed English dialogue, optional English subtitles.
RAS040 Criterion Collection