masayuki-mori,Ugetsu, When a Woman Ascends the Stairs, In the Woods [DVD] [Criterion Collection Essential Art House], In the Woods [DVD] [Criterion Collection]
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"...Mizoguchi's masterpiece....[The film] displays the fluid camerawork for which Mizoguchi is known..." Los Angeles Times "...Kenji Mizoguchi's supernatural 16th-century war story became an instant classic..." USA Today "UGETSU MONOGATARI intertwines two ghost stories into a shiveringly beautiful masterpiece whose pictorial accomplishment never distracts from its narrative and emotional core."Sight and Sound40.46286

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"...It's a wonderful film....The whole cast is superb....Naruse's greatest strength lay in his dark vision..." Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "Shot strikingly without fuss in black-and-white TohoScope....A melancholy treat..."USA Today "[T]his might be described as a Japanese version of a Douglas Sirk melodrama. Takamine Hideko's stoic central performance is heartbreaking."Sight and Sound "[T]he depictions of human foibles and frailties are exquisitely nuanced..."Sight and Sound40.1171

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"...What really gives the film its impact is less the multi-layered narrative than the dynamic direction and powerhouse performance from Toshiro Mifune..." Sight and Sound "A look at RASHOMON's exquisite visuals makes it apparent that Sergio Leone's westerns were inspired by more than just Akira Kurosawa's plots." Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] taut study of the subjectivity of truth....RASHOMON's intricate moves have been borrowed by a legion of Hollywood imitators, from THE USUAL SUSPECTS to VANTAGE POINT."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Audiences were captivated by the lyrical beauty of Kurosawa's direction and the dynamic power of his editing, zipping the narrative along with hard-edged horizontal wipes."Total Film "The wonder of RASHOMON is that while the shadowplay of truth and memory is going on, we are absorbed by what we trust is an unfolding story."Chicago Sun-Times "Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1950 RASHOMON has had such a profound cultural influence that there is even a psychosociological phenomenon named after it."Washington Post0.2881314

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"...What really gives the film its impact is less the multi-layered narrative than the dynamic direction and powerhouse performance from Toshiro Mifune..."Sight and Sound "A look at RASHOMON's exquisite visuals makes it apparent that Sergio Leone's westerns were inspired by more than just Akira Kurosawa's plots."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] taut study of the subjectivity of truth....RASHOMON's intricate moves have been borrowed by a legion of Hollywood imitators, from THE USUAL SUSPECTS to VANTAGE POINT."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Audiences were captivated by the lyrical beauty of Kurosawa's direction and the dynamic power of his editing, zipping the narrative along with hard-edged horizontal wipes."Total Film "The wonder of RASHOMON is that while the shadowplay of truth and memory is going on, we are absorbed by what we trust is an unfolding story."Chicago Sun-Times "Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1950 RASHOMON has had such a profound cultural influence that there is even a psychosociological phenomenon named after it."Washington Post0.2881314

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