• 10 Great Movies That Used The Rashomon Effect

    3 monthes ago - By Taste Of Cinema

    Akira Kurosawa's 1950's classic “Rashomon” was groundbreaking for several reasons. Even if the Japanese director had been making films successfully since the 1940s, “Rashomon” was the true breakthrough for him on his home turf, with awards accolades and critical recognition occurring immediately.
    Add to that, it was the first Japanese movie to really be successful overseas in the United States and Europe, leading the director to international acclaim there as well.
    Lastly, and most importantly, it rewrote the rules of a film's narrative: it told the same occurrence over again from three...
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