the police to report what he has found. The Water Group manufactures innovative products used in the movement, treatment, storage and enjoyment of water. The human race has lost its ability to see, and we have become content to stare at images on the wall and accept them for what they may or may not. More than one of the testimonies, if not all, including the woodcutters, must be false. This allows the audience to be the judge, they see the characters reactions while telling their stories and they are told the stories directly from each character. If only our minds were on videotape, then we could fast forward and rewind, but then memory would be pointless. During these years, 1949 to 1951, he made movies for Shochiku, Shintoho, and Daiei. tags: Akira Kurosawa Cinema Film Movies Strong Essays 1193 words (3.4 pages) Preview - It seems like such a cliché to write that there is no truth.
No Regrets for Our Youth, 1946; Drunken Angel, 1948; Stray Dog, 1949) that illuminated the despair and confusion of the period and offered narratives of personal heroism as models for social recovery, seeking, in his art, to produce a legacy of hope for a ruined. He bequeathed to world cinema and television a striking narrative devicecountless movies and television shows have remade. For one thing, its daring, nonlinear approach to narrative shows the details of the crime as they are related, through the flashbacks of those involved. But in court the priest and woodcutter heard the varying testimonies of the violated wife (Machiko Kyo the bandit Tajomaru (Toshiro Mifune) who was accused of murder and rape; and even the murdered samurai (Masayuki Mori) by way of a medium (Noriko Honma). Rashomon effect to describe the trend of clashing testimonies. After three testimonies and three incompatible versions of the same story are relayed to the peasant by the priest and woodcutter, theres yet another hint of doubt. And yet, for a picture about the relative nature of truth, Rashomon is profoundly accessible and entertaining in its exploration of this philosophy, transcending nationalistic borders and, even amid a devastating theme of despair, finds a means of hope.