ran

“Ran weathers the seasons”

the new york times

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Adventure, History

163 min

1985

Akira Kkurosawa

synopsis

Ran, is a 1985 Japanese-French jidaigeki epic film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa. The film stars Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora Ichimonji, an aging Sengoku-era warlord who decides to abdicate as ruler in favor of his three sons. The story is based on legends of the daimyo Mōri Motonari, as well as on the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear.

cast:

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko harada, Hitoshi Ueki, Hisashi Igawa, Masayuki Yui, Yoshiko Miyazaki

crew:

Akira Kkurosawa, Katsumi Furukawa, Masato Hara, Hisao Kurosawa, Serge Silberman

fan quotes:

"Great film, well worth the watch!" - John Smith

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