Ran

Sep 26, 1985 | R | 2h 42m

Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates...

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10 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 10 # of Ratings: 2 # of Reviews: 2

Overall Rating

10 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 10 # of Ratings: 2 # of Reviews: 2

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Director: Akira Kurosawa

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    10 / 10
    Kurosawa's Ran is not only one of the most astounding technical achievements of 20th century cinema, but also one of the best adaptations ever made. Kurosawa takes King Lear and molds into Feudal Japan, embedding it with decidedly Japanese themes... Read the full review »
  • Ran is Akira Kurosawa's last epic. The man was a genius when it came to directing these long Japanese war epics and Ran is no different. This is Kurosawa's interpretation of Shakespeare's King Lear, a play that unfortunately I did not study. The p... Read the full review »

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