The Outrage
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Set in the late 19th-century American Southwest, Outrage is a westernized adaptation of Japanese filmmaker Kurosawa's classic crime drama Rashomon that was in turn adapted from a story Ryunosuke Akutagawa. The tale begins at an isolated railroad station. There a con man, a prospector and a preacher sit and discuss the scandalous trial of a Mexican desperado who stands accused of raping a woman and killing her husband. The three witnesses--the alleged killer, the woman and the elderly Indian who found the dying Englishman with a jewel-handled knife protruding from his chest--offer… More

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"Remake of Rashomon with a Western setting."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Paul Newman reteams with his favorite director Martin Ritt(Hud) in this unsuccessful American version of Kurosawa's landmark 1950 film, Rashomon."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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