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11,280 Ratings

RAN

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Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, France, 1985
Action, Drama, War

Synopsis

A reimagining of Shakespeare’s King Lear as a historical epic set in sixteenth century Japan. When a Lord abdicates to his three sons, two turn against him. An examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of a family under the weight of betrayal, greed and power.

Synopsis

A reimagining of Shakespeare’s King Lear as a historical epic set in sixteenth century Japan. When a Lord abdicates to his three sons, two turn against him. An examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of a family under the weight of betrayal, greed and power.

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RanDirected byAkira Kurosawa

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1986 | Winner: Best Costume Design
1986 | 3 nominations including: Best Director
Independent Spirit Awards
1986 | Nominee: Special Distinction Award

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