Ran(1985)

Ran (1985)
(Akira Kurosawa) Japanese lord finds his kingdom disintegrating as his sons go to war with each other (adaptation of King Lear & life of Mōri Motonari), 16th century
Action War

RATINGS

IMDB
8.2
Metacritic
96

RUNTIME

162 min

AGE RATING

R

COUNTRY

Japan

LANGUAGE

Japanese

DIRECTOR

Akira Kurosawa

CAST

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Plot

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.