Ran — Akira Kurosawa's visually dazzling samurai epic — blends King Lear, 16th-century feudal Japan, and Kurasawa's own notions of loyalty and honor to tell the story of aging Lord Hidetora, whose decision to bequeath his kindom to his three sons sparks a power struggle that leads to chaos and madness. Hailed as a masterpiece by fimlmmakers and cinephiles alike, and winner of the 1985 Oscar® for Costume Design, Ran is a sumptious 4K feast.

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Ran (1985)

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Martial Arts/Drama/Foreign/Action · 2h 42m · 11/16/2021

        

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Ran — Akira Kurosawa's visually dazzling samurai epic — blends King Lear, 16th-century feudal Japan, and Kurasawa's own notions of loyalty and honor to tell the story of aging Lord Hidetora, whose decision to bequeath his kindom to his three sons sparks a power struggle that leads to chaos and madness. Hailed as a masterpiece by fimlmmakers and cinephiles alike, and winner of the 1985 Oscar® for Costume Design, Ran is a sumptious 4K feast.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

031398329794

Release Date

11/16/2021

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  Japanese     
  English     
  Japanese     

Digital Copy

Digital Copy (Code)

Studio

Herald Ace/Nippon Herald Films/Greenwich Film Productions/Toho/Kadokawa Pictures/Lionsgate

Subtitles

English

Video Format

2160p

Aspect Ratio

1.85:1

Cover Type

SteelBook , Slip Cover

Discs

Watch Alternatives

Cast
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Tatsuya Nakadai

Lord Hidetora Ichimonji
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Akira Terao

Taro Takatora Ichimonji
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Jinpachi Nezu

Jiro Masatora Ichimonji
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Daisuke Ryû

Saburo Naotora Ichimonji
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Mieko Harada

Lady Kaede
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Yoshiko Miyazaki

Lady Sue
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Hisashi Igawa

Shuri Kurogane
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Pîtâ

Kyoami (as Peter)
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Masayuki Yui

Tango Hirayama
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Kazuo Katô

Kageyu Ikoma
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Norio Matsui

Shumenosuke Ogura
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Toshiya Ito

Mondo Naganuma
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Kenji Kodama

Samon Shirane
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Takashi Watanabe

Fujimaki Clan general
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Mansai Nomura

Tsurumaru (as Takeshi Nomura)
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Takeshi Katô

Koyata Hatakeyama
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Jun Tazaki

Seiji Ayabe
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Hitoshi Ueki

Nobuhiro Fujimaki
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Seizô Katô

Koyata Hatakeyama (voice)
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Tokie Kanda

Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)
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Sawako Kochi

Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)
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Reiko Nanjo

Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)
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Kumeko Otowa

Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)
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Heihachiro Suzuki

Fujimaki's General (uncredited)
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Susumu Terajima

Foot soldier (uncredited)
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Haruko Tôgô

Kaede's lady in waiting (uncredited)
Crew
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Akira Kurosawa

Director
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Akira Kurosawa

Writer
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Hideo Oguni

Writer
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Masato Ide

Writer
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William Shakespeare

Writer
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Other Editions
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Ran

(DVD)

11/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/22/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(DVD)

5/3/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/10/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

Kurosawa Limited Edition DVD Collection

(DVD)

9/23/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

2/16/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(Blu-ray, Other)

2/16/2010

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ran

(DVD)

2/15/2011

Disc Title Front Cover

Ran

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/10/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

RAN

(DVD)

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