• Ran (Blu-ray)

    Ran (Blu-ray)

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    4K restoration of Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 blood-spattered and brutal version of King Lear. With three sons replacing Shakespeare’s daughters, Kurosawa took the story and remade it into this highly regarded ‘Period of the Warring States’ epic. After years of ruthless slaughter, Hidetero splits his kingdom amongst his sons seeking a peaceful retirement, but his life descends into chaos as he is unable to escape the corruption within his own family and the torment within his soul.

    Region B Blu-ray : Australian compatible.

    4K restoration of Akira Kurosawa's 1985 blood-spattered and brutal version of King Lear. With three sons replacing Shakespeare's daughters, Kurosawa took the story and remade it into this highly regarded 'Period of the Warring States' epic. After years of ruthless slaughter, Hidetero splits his kingdom amongst his sons seeking a peaceful retirement, but his life descends into chaos as he is unable to escape the corruption within his own family and the torment within his soul.

    Special Features

    • Interviews: Shôji Ueda (cinematographer), Mieko Harada (actor), Michael Brooke (author)
    • Documentaries: A.K., 'Ran': The Restoration.