‘Rashomon’ to go off air after 20-year run
Posted On July 26, 2021
The French language drama Rashomon will go off the air following 20 years on air in 2019.
The French TV channel, Canal+, will air the drama on the following dates: September 27, 2019; October 16, 2019, October 23, 2019 and November 7, 2019.
Rashomans name in French was first used in a French translation of The Simpsons.
The show’s name comes from the French slang word ‘rashomon’, which is used to describe a person with poor English speaking ability.
The title is a reference to a fictional character in the Ricky Clarkson movie, Ralph Nader.
Rashamon has a cast of 13 characters.
It was first produced in 1987.
It has been a series since 1998, when it was renewed for a fifth season.
The series was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 2003.
Rays of Light was the first French-language drama to win an Emmy award.
The show won the award for Outstretching Dramas in 1997 and 2003.
In 2019, the series will be re-aired in its entirety, with no additional episodes.