1950. Japan. Dir: Akira Kurosawa. With Toshiro? Mifune, Machiko Kyo?. 88 min.
When the brutal murder of a samurai comes to trial, three contradictory accounts are brought to light: as told by a notorious bandit, the victim’s mourning wife, and (channeled via medium) the victim himself. Michael Pogorzelski, director of the Academy Film Archive, will discuss the restoration of this important film.
Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.