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Ran (1985)
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Call no.:
DVD 009 990
Title:
Ran
Originally produced:
1985
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Kurosawa's blend of Japanese history, Shakespeare's plot of "King Lear", and his own personal feelings about loyalty. Set in 16th century Japan. An aging ruler, Lord Hidetora, attempts peacefully to divide his kingdom among his three sons.
Credits:
Acteurs Auteurs Associes ; Revcom ; Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Edition:
Widescreen presentation.
Publication:
New York, NY : Fox Lorber Home Video, [1998].
Languages:
Japanese with English subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (160 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
Japan
France
Studio(s):
Greenwich Film Production S.A
Director(s):
Kurosawa, Akira
Screenwriter(s):
Oguni, Hideo
Ide, Masato
Producer(s):
Silberman, Serge
Hara, Masato
Cast:
Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide, Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki.
Production:
Photography, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; executive producer, Katsumi Furukawa ; music, Toru Takemitsu.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Interactive menues, production credits, filmographies and awards, trailer.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
English drama (Tragedy) Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 Film adaptations.
Samurai films.
Japan History 1185-1868 Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1980s
Spoken language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Title: Ran
Director: Kurosawa, Akira
Actor: Harada, Mieko
Actor: Miyazaki, Yoshiko
Actor: Nakadai, Tatsuya
Actor: Nezu, Jinpachi
Musical score composer: Takemitsu, Tōru
Production studio: Greenwich Film Production S.A
Country of production: France
Country of production: Japan
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No