Four Perspectives Echoing the Truth in Kurosawa’s “Rashōmon”

To claim that Akira Kurosawa is an enigmatic director would be an understatement. One of the greatest filmmakers in cinema history, but also a paradigm (and a synecdoche) of post-war Japan, he combines influences from Western literature (e.g. Dostoyevsky) and philosophy with distinctive Japanese aesthetics and tradition. After the American occupation, Japan found itself flooded … Continue reading Four Perspectives Echoing the Truth in Kurosawa’s “Rashōmon”