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Ran (1985)

R 09/26/1985 (US) ActionDramaHistory 2h 40m

The Greatest Shakespeare Film

Overview

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

  3. Masato Ide

    Writer

  4. William Shakespeare

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai

    Lord Hidetora Ichimonji

  2. Akira Terao

    Akira Terao

    Taro Takatora Ichimonji

  3. Jinpachi Nezu

    Jinpachi Nezu

    Jiro Masatora Ichimonji

  4. Daisuke Ryû

    Saburo Naotora Ichimonji

  5. Mieko Harada

    Mieko Harada

    Lady Kaede

  6. Yoshiko Miyazaki

    Yoshiko Miyazaki

    Lady Sue

  7. Hisashi Igawa

    Hisashi Igawa

    Shuri Kurogane

  8. Pîtâ

    Pîtâ

    Kyoami

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Original Title

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget $11,500,000.00

Revenue $4,069,653.00

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