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Ran - Stage to Screen

  • The Bombay Art Society KC Road, Opposite Hotel Rangsharda, Bandra Reclamation Bandra West, Mumbai, MH, 400050 India (map)



Ran (1985) 

Based on the play King Lear by Shakespeare, Ran is remains of the most famous films by Akira Kurosawa. 

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other and him.

Director: Akira Kurosawa 

Stars:  Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu