Rashomon , Rashmon? is a 1950 Japanese period drama film directed by Akira Kurosawa, working in close collaboration with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa. It stars Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Ky, Masayuki Mori and Takashi Shimura. The film is based on two stories by Rynosuke Akutagawa Rashomon, which provides the setting, and In a Grove, which provides the characters and plot.

The name of the film refers to the enormous, former city gate between modern day Kyoto and Nara, on Suzaka Avenues end to the South.The term Rashomon effect refers to realworld situations in which multiple eyewitness testimonies of an event contain conflicting information. ........

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