From the web: “Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95”

Machiko Kyo, an actress whose many noteworthy roles in postwar Japanese films included the female lead in Akira Kurosawa’s groundbreaking “Rashomon,” died on Sunday in a hospital in Tokyo. She was 95. The Japanese news media reported that Toho, one of the studios where Ms.

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