Daiei Motion Picture Company | Release Date: December 26, 1951 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
98
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Universal acclaim based on 18 Critics
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The introductory and closing scenes are tedious; the woman's whimpering is almost enough to drive one to the nearest exit. Yet the film transcends these discomforts; it has its own perfection.
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Rashomon truly is a warhorse of US art-house cinema, and by any yardstick it's the film that opened the door for Asian filmmaking in this country. [23 Apr 2010, p.12]