Akira Kurosawa directs this Japanese action drama based on Shakespeare's 'King Lear'. After years of ruthless slaughter, Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (Tatsuya Nakadai) divides his medieval kingdom amongst his three sons, seeking a peaceful retirement. However, his life descends into chaos as he is unable to escape the greed and corruption within his own family and the torment within his soul.

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Number of Discs
3
Release Date
19/07/2021
Studio
StudioCanal
format
Blu-ray / 4K Ultra HD Boxset
Duration
160
Certificate UK
12

Akira Kurosawa directs this Japanese action drama based on Shakespeare's 'King Lear'. After years of ruthless slaughter, Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (Tatsuya Nakadai) divides his medieval kingdom amongst his three sons, seeking a peaceful retirement. However, his life descends into chaos as he is unable to escape the greed and corruption within his own family and the torment within his soul.

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Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Masato Hara
Producer: Serge Silberman
Writer: Akira Kurosawa
Writer: Hideo Oguni
Writer: Masato Ide
Music: Tôru Takemitsu
Cinematographer: Asakazu Nakai
Cinematographer: Takao Saitô
Cinematographer: Shôji Ueda
Actor: Tatsuya Nakadai
Actor: Akira Terao
Actor: Jinpachi Nezu
Actor: Daisuke Ryu
Actor: Mieko Harada
Actor: Hisashi Igawa
Actor: Peter
Actor: Hitoshi Veki
Actor: Jun Tazaki
Actor: Norio Matsui
Actor: Hitoshi Ueki
Actor: Masayuki Yui

Main Format
Blu-ray
Keyword Index
Ran|Tatsuya Nakadai
Colour
Colour
Region
Region A,B,C
Subtitles
Subtitled
Extras 1
High Definition extras tbc
Extras 2
Language(s):Japanese, Subtitles:English, InteractiveMenu
Extras 3
Documentaries:'A.K.','Ran:TheRestoration', Interviews:Sh�jiUeda(cinematographer),MiekoHarada(actor),MichaelBrooke(author), StageappearanceatTokyoInternationalFilmFestival2015
Catalogue Number
OPTU4413

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