Rashomon

Rashomon

by: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin

by: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin

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Rashomon

Rashomon

by: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin

by: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin

Overview

The famous stories of Akutagawa were adapted for Broadway for Claire Bloom, Rod Steiger, Akim Tamiroff and Oscar Homolka. The wife of a Samurai officer is assaulted and her husband killed by a roving bandit. Contradictory versions of what happened are reenacted at the trial by the bandit, the wife and the dead husband who speaks through a sorceress. Each version is true in its fashion.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Time Period: Not Applicable
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Fay Kanin

Fay Kanin (1917-2013) was an American writer for film, television, and the stage and was the first female President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to serve a full term. Her writinghas been awarded 3 Emmy awards (Tell Me Where it Hurts, Best Writing in Drama,1974; Writer ...

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Michael Kanin

Michael Kanin

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