''Are there no gods... no Buddha?''
“''Men prefer sorrow over joy... suffering over peace!''
An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.
Tatsuya Nakadai: Lord Hidetora Ichimonji
Born in 1910 Japan, Akira Kurosawa first studied painting before moving into film in the late 1930s. A well-known director in Japan throughout the 1940s, his 1950 production of Rashomon launched him to international acclaim; and throughout the remainder of his long career he was widely acknowledged as among the world's greatest film directors. The creator of such films as The Seven Samurai, Ikiru, and Yojimbo. Released in 1985, RAN would be among his final films and is generally felt to be among his finest.
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