Amblin Television to Adapt ‘Rashomon’ into a New Dramatic Mystery Thriller Series

Collider | 12/19/2018 | Matt Goldberg
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Rashomon is one of Akira Kurosawa’s best films in a career filled with masterpieces. For those unfamiliar with the 1950 film, the story revolves around the rape of a bride and her samurai husband by a bandit. However, the twist of Rashomon is that every perspective of the incident is different. The investigators interview the bride, the bandit, the ghost of the samurai (through a spirit medium), and we later see the perspective of a woodcutter who claimed to witness the events. The film is a defining work on perspective and memory as it comes to some bleak conclusions on the ability to obtain any objective truth.

The concept of Rashomon has been used countless times since with different characters providing different viewpoints on the same event, but now Amblin Entertainment is going to do a direct adaptation. They tweeted...
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