Judith Adams's dramatisation of the famous short story by Japanese author Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
After an encounter with a bandit on the road, a samurai lies dead and his wife has been raped.
But there are three very different accounts of the event.
Travelling Monk....Derek Jacobi
Old Woman....Frances Jeater
Bounty Hunter....Stephen Critchlow
Voice of Takehiro....Mia Soteriou
Directed by Chris Wallis