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Lecture 22: Kurosawa and Rashomon

Description: Kurosawa’s Rashomon demonstrates film’s emergence as an international medium and fully-recognized art form. The lecture highlights connections to modernism and Japanese theater traditions, and summarizes the film’s key stylistic and structural features.

Instructor: David Thorburn

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