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The Resource Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; a Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; a Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

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Ran
Title
Ran
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Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; a Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons. They turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear
Cataloging source
LAF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda; music, Toru Takemitsu ; English adaptation, Anne Brav
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Japanese dialogue, English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997 .R36 2003
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-
  • 1904-1996
  • 1920-
  • 1932-
  • 1947-2016
  • 1958-
  • 1958-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Silberman, Serge
  • Hara, Masato
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Ide, Masato
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Terao, Akira
  • Nezu, Jinpachi
  • Ryu, Daisuke
  • Harada, Mieko
  • Miyazaki, Yoshiko
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Herald Ace Inc
  • Nippon Herald Films
  • Greenwich Film Production S.A
  • Wellspring Media
Runtime
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; a Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Stephen Prince and producer Peter Grilli; production notes; restoration demo; filmography of Akira Kurosawa; trailers
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52156870
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Masterworks ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (160 min.)
Isbn
9780794203368
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV5367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52156870
System details
DVD, 1.85 anamorphic 16x9 widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film ; a Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films ; screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Stephen Prince and producer Peter Grilli; production notes; restoration demo; filmography of Akira Kurosawa; trailers
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52156870
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Masterworks ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (160 min.)
Isbn
9780794203368
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV5367
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52156870
System details
DVD, 1.85 anamorphic 16x9 widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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