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Title Ran [videorecording] / Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kuosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films.

Imprint New York : Fox Lorber Home Video, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Video Fiction  VID Ran    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Letterbox.
Description 1 videocassette (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series World class cinema collection
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Credits Screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; executive producer, Katsumi Furukawa ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Cast 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. They turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear.
Audience Rated R.
System Details VHS. Stereo.
Language In Japanese with English subtitles.
Subject Foreign films.
Feature films.
Japan -- History -- 1185-1868 -- Drama.
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Silberman, Serge.
Hara, Masato.
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932-
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear.
Herald Ace Inc.
Nippon Herald Films.
Greenwich Film Production S.A.
Fox Lorber Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Akira Kurosawa's Ran
ISBN 1572522089
Standard No. 720917013428
Music No. FLV1342 Fox Lorber Home Video

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