Parent reviews for Rashomon

Common Sense says

Intense Kurosawa masterpiece about a rape and killing.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 13+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+
Based on 3 reviews
Adult Written bythenoah February 17, 2013

Maybe the Greatest Film of All Time

This movie is simply AMAZING! It is appropriate for almost all ages, but I don't think kids under eleven will appreciate it. This movie is though provoking, entertaining, and extremely intriguing. I highly recommend it.

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Positive Messages
Parent of a 16-year-old Written bymooneym1 July 19, 2010

Shocking treatment of rape victim by all concerned.

The major problem with this movie is the assumption, shared by all the characters, that a woman who is raped becomes defiled by this, that she is no longer worthy of being married, that her husband can reject her and that, really, she should do the decent thing and kill herself.
It might be best to go along prepared to discuss this afterwards, rather than the somewhat dated use of the unreliable narrator.

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Sexy stuff
Adult Written bymasterofthemovies July 13, 2010

teens will (hopefully) enjoy while kids wont understand the message

THIS FILM HAS NO VIOLENCE. (on screen) it all takes place within the imagination. The main thing that makes it for 13 year olds, is that it has a lot of talking and the ideas that it spreads.