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Rashômon by Akira Kurosawa: does the truth exist?

Which of these stories do you believe? – Rashômon

Rashômon is a 1950 film by the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa which brought the Japanese cinema to the western world and made it appreciated and gave worldwide fame to an extraordinary and talented Toshirô Mifune.

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Studio Ghibli: Pom Poko (1994)

Isn’t it frustrating that we humans, as a species, love familiarity so much? I don’t get me wrong, I know that that’s one of the reasons why the history of homo sapiens on this planet didn’t end with us being eaten by sabertooth tigers, and when it comes to lots of things in my life, I think there’s nothing better than what I already know and feel comfortable with, especially when it means I’ll live to see another day. 1,674 more words

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