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Title Ran [(DVD) videorecording] / AAA, acteurs auteurs associes and Revcom Films ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silbermann and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Fox Lorber Home Video, [1998]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE RAN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE RAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD)(160 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Widescreen presentation.
Based on Shakespeare's King Lear.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Director of photography, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda; music, Toru Takemitsu.
Cast Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide, Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki.
Summary In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons, who turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane.
Audience Rated R.
System Details DVD format.
Language In Japanese with English subtitles.
Awards Academy Award winner, 1985: Costume design.
Subject Feature films -- Videodiscs.
Motion pictures, Japanese -- Videodiscs.
Japan -- History -- 1185-1868 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Foreign films.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1985.
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996.
Ide, Masato, 1920-1989.
Silbermann, Serge.
Hara, Masato.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932-
Terao, Akira, 1947-
Nezu, Jinpachi, 1947-
Ryu, Daisuke.
Harada, Mieko, 1958-
Miyazaki, Yoshiko, 1958-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
ISBN 1572523263
Standard No. 720917503424
Music No. FLV5034 Fox Lorber Home Video
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