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Making Theater: Rashomon: A Play is Born chronicles the arduous and intense process undertaken by theater professionals to translate one of cinema's great films to the stage. For anyone interested in the process of making great theater, this documentary, the third in a series of films including Making Ballet and Making Opera, is not to be missed. Award-winning director Anthony Azzopardi takes the viewer inside the cast's immersion in their characters and their detailed instruction by director Neil Munro as well as the myriad tasks that need to be completed to create the amazing scenes onstage. Much like the film on which the play is based, Making Theater reveals many layers of complexity just beneath the surface of a play's performance. Alternating between rehearsals and performance, this film brings the blood and sweat of live theater into your home emphasizing the intensity of the creative process and getting to the essence of dramatic art.