A Stranger in Shanghai Based on Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s Diary

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    China is tumultuous in 1921 when the famed Japanese author of Rashomon, Ryunosuke Akutagawa, visits Shanghai as a correspondent. Here he encounters revolutionaries, courtesans and much more…

    Ryuhei Matsuda who played Ryunosuke Akutagawa was directed by Nagisa Oshima in Gohatto (御法度), also known as Taboo.

  • Akutagawa Ryunosuke
    KappaRyunosuke Akutagawa
    drawing at the bottom by an author.
    Akira Kurosawa made “Rashomon” world famous with Toshiro Mifune playing the bandit.

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