> Posted by: "richard johnson"
> Rashomon, by Akira Kurosawa in one the the worlds top movies.. ever!
Agreed, shown in film classes as well.
> My copy is so old it was one of the first DVDs in English, so it was
> in Japanese translated into Chinese. Then from Chinese into
> Malaysian. Then from Malaysian into English.
ROTFL. I have some that the subtitles are auto-translated from Mandarin,
needless to say these are close to useless. You can get an entire
Japanese TV series though for $8 or less, so it's a good reason to
improve your Japanese.
> I want a newer and better copy of Rashomon and am thinking of the
> Criterion edition.
> Does anyone have an opinion on a better version? and why?
That may be your only easily accessible choice if you want decent
subtitles. There is a blue ray version now.