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Ran [videorecording] / Acteurs Auteurs Associes ; Revcom ; Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Edition:
Widescreen presentation.
Publication:
New York, NY : Fox Lorber Home Video, [1998].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
English drama (Tragedy) -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Film adaptations.
Japan -- History -- 1185-1868 -- Drama.
Samurai films.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Language:
Japanese with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Kurosawa's blend of Japanese history, Shakespeare's plot of "King Lear", and his own personal feelings about loyalty. Set in 16th century Japan. An aging ruler, Lord Hidetora, attempts peacefully to divide his kingdom among his three sons.
Participant:
Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide, Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki.
Credits:
Photography, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; executive producer, Katsumi Furukawa ; music, Toru Takemitsu.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Interactive menues, production credits, filmographies and awards, trailer.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the American Honda Motor Company Fund.
Contributor:
Silberman, Serge. , Producer
Hara, Masato. , Producer
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. ,
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996. , Screenwriter
Ide, Masato, 1920-1989 , Screenwriter
Nakadai, Tatsuya, 1932- , Actor
Terao, Akira, 1947- , Actor
Nezu, Jinpachi, 1947- , Actor
Ryu, Daisuke. , Actor
Harada, Mieko, 1958- , Actor
Miyazaki, Yoshiko, 1958- , Actor
Takemitsu, Tōru. , Composer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. , Author
Acteurs Auteurs Associés. , Distributor
Revcom International. , Distributor
Greenwich Film Production S.A. , Producer
Fox Lorber Home Video (Firm)
Van Wert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Honda Motor Company Fund.
ISBN:
1572523263
OCLC:
40420399
Publisher Number:
FLV 5034 Fox Lorber Home Video
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