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Ran - by Kurosawa - Japanese DVD

Ran - by Kurosawa - Japanese DVD
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Kurosawa's masterpiece is a decade-in-the-making version of King Lear that brilliantly blends Japanese history with Shakespeare's themes. A triumphant film about ruthless ambition, evil plots and "Chaos"--the meaning of the title in Japanese. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Product ID: 106301
Category: Movies/Videos
Supporting language: Japanese
Platforms/media types: DVD
Specifications: Akira Kurosawa Japan 1985 160 mins.
2-DVD Criterion Collection Edition. Letterboxed. Includes appreciation featurette with Sidney Lumet, A.K. making-of documentary (Chris Marker, 1985, 74 mins.), Akira Kurosawa: It is Wonderful to Create making-of featurette, Image: Kurosawa's Continuity reconstruction featurette, interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai, trailer, essays by film critic Michael Wilmington and Shakespeare scholar Anthony Davis, and more.