84 minutes


Period and Historical


Japanese (English subtitles)

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Gather the witnesses to any event, and chances are they will give wildly differing accounts of the same simple incident. This notion has never been more brilliantly illustrated than in this 1950 masterpiece. In ancient Japan, a bandit is accused of killing a merchant. But was it really him, or was it the merchant's wife, or the two working together? None of the stories match up - but will the 'right' answer ever be revealed?

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