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Tatsuya Nakadai Tatsuya Nakadai
Lord Hidetora Ichimonji
Akira Terao Akira Terao
Taro Takatora Ichimonji
Jinpachi Nezu Jinpachi Nezu
Jiro Masatora Ichimonji
Daisuke Ryu Daisuke Ryu
Saburo Naotora Ichimonji
Mieko Harada Mieko Harada
Lady Kaede
Yoshiko Miyazaki Yoshiko Miyazaki
Lady Sue
Hisashi Igawa Hisashi Igawa
Shuri Kurogane
Pita Pita
Kyoami


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Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa
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Hideo Oguni Hideo Oguni
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''Are there no gods... no Buddha?''

10 years, 2 months ago at Sep 14 15:40
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''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 produc... read more

Akira Kurosawa's crowning achievement...

10 years, 2 months ago at Sep 30 10:12
4 votes
"Man is born crying. When he has cried enough, he dies."

To movie aficionados and cinema enthusiasts, Akira Kurosawa's name is synonymous with the title of 'cinematic god'. It's irrefutable that throughout Kurosawa's career (spanning over several decades) the director has created wonderful narratives and absolutely magnificent visual delights. To some people Kurosawa is the greatest... read more

Ran (also known as 'Chaos')

10 years, 10 months ago at Jan 19 22:09
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When I asked for an option of a good Japanese movie, I was introduced to Kurosawa's movies. Worried about being bored with a b&w, I chose Ran which was shot in 1985 in color. I am glad with my choice to being introduced to his work through 'Ran'. The version I saw was on DVD and the movie had gone through better color treatment and there was additional suppliments to the DVD which includes
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Description: A story of Greed, a lust for power, and ultimate revenge. The Great Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (Tatsuya Nakadai) has decided to step aside to make room for the younger blood of his three sons, Taro (Akira Terao), Jiro (Jinpachi Nezu), and Saburo (Daisuke Ryu). The Lord's only wish now being to live out his years as an honored guest in the castle of each of his sons in turn. While the older two sons flatter their father, the youngest son attempts to warn him of the folly of expecting the three sons to remain united, enraged at the younger sons' attempt to point out the danger, the father banishes him. True to the younger sons' warni ... (more)
Release date: 1 June 1985
UPC: 720917503424
Tags: Japan (27), War (20), Drama (18), Japanese (18), Shakespeare (17), 1980s (17), Samurai (15), Action (14), 1985 (14), Betrayal (11), Murder (10), Cavalry (8), Father Son Relationship (8), Epic (8), Hunting (6), Forest (6), Period Piece (5), France (5), King Lear (5), Funeral (5)
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