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The Resource Ran, Greenwich Film Production S.A. ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni & Masato Ide, (videorecording)

Ran, Greenwich Film Production S.A. ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni & Masato Ide, (videorecording)

Label
Ran
Title
Ran
Statement of responsibility
Greenwich Film Production S.A. ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni & Masato Ide
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards (1985): costume design, Emi Wada.
Cataloging source
HNK
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ran (Motion picture)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Asakazu Nakai, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda ; production designers, Shinobu Muraki, Yoshiro Muraki ; editor, Akira Kurosawa ; music, Toru Takemitsu
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1904-1996
  • 1920-1989
  • 1932-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-2016
  • 1564-1616
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  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Ide, Masato
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Terao, Akira
  • Nezu, Jinpachi
  • Ryū, Daisuke
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Greenwich Film Production S.A
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Wellspring Media
Runtime
160
Series statement
Criterion collection
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  • Fathers and sons
  • Avarice
  • Japan
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Ran, Greenwich Film Production S.A. ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni & Masato Ide, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on Shakespeare's King Lear
  • Special Features: Sidney Lumet on Ran ; commentary ; trailers ; A.K., a 74-minute documentary on the making of Ran ; Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create ; Image: Kurosawa's continuity (reconstructing Ran through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches) ; video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Control code
mg00000007
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9781559409667
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515016827
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781559409667
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ran, Greenwich Film Production S.A. ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni & Masato Ide, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Based on Shakespeare's King Lear
  • Special Features: Sidney Lumet on Ran ; commentary ; trailers ; A.K., a 74-minute documentary on the making of Ran ; Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create ; Image: Kurosawa's continuity (reconstructing Ran through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches) ; video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Control code
mg00000007
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9781559409667
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515016827
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781559409667
System details
DVD, Dolby digital stereo; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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