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The Resource Ran, scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide = kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Ide Masato ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara = purodyūsā Seruju Shiruberuman, Hara Masato ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa = kantoku Kurosawa Akira = directed by Akira Kurosawa ; a Serge Silberman production for Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo), and Greenwich Film Production (Paris) = seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production

Ran, scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide = kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Ide Masato ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara = purodyūsā Seruju Shiruberuman, Hara Masato ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa = kantoku Kurosawa Akira = directed by Akira Kurosawa ; a Serge Silberman production for Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo), and Greenwich Film Production (Paris) = seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production

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Ran
Title
Ran
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scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide = kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Ide Masato ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara = purodyūsā Seruju Shiruberuman, Hara Masato ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa = kantoku Kurosawa Akira = directed by Akira Kurosawa ; a Serge Silberman production for Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo), and Greenwich Film Production (Paris) = seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production
Title variation
seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production
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  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
An aging warlord decides to split his kingdom between his three sons, who will live in three separate castles. The two eldest sons are quite happy, but the youngest thinks his father has gone mad, and predicts that it won't be long until the two older brothers are fighting with each other
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videorecording
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Ran (Motion picture)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Toru Takemitsu
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Language note
In Japanese (Dolby digital stereo) with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Takeshi Nomura, Hisashi Ikawa [that is, Igawa], Peter, Masayuki Yui, Kenji Kodama, Toshiya Ito, Norio Matsui, Kazuo Kato, Takeshi Kato, Jun Tazaki, Hitoshi Ueki
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  • 1910-1998,
  • 1904-1996,
  • 1920-1989,
  • 1931-
  • 1932-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-2016,
  • 1958-
  • 1958-
  • 1966-
  • 1952-
  • 1947-
  • 1932-
  • 1947-
  • 1951-
  • 1928-
  • 1929-2015,
  • 1913-1985,
  • 1926-2007,
  • 1929-2014,
  • 1938-
  • 1901-1988,
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2011,
  • 1921-2012,
  • 1564-1616
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  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Ide, Masato
  • Silberman, Serge,
  • Hara, Masato
  • Furukawa, Katsumi,
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Terao, Akira
  • Nezu, Jinpachi
  • Ryu, Daisuke,
  • Harada, Mieko
  • Miyazaki, Yoshiko
  • Nomura, Takeshi
  • Igawa, Hisashi,
  • Pītā
  • Yui, Masayuki
  • Kodama, Kenji
  • Itō, Toshiya
  • Matsui, Norio
  • Katō, Kazuo
  • Katō, Takeshi
  • Tazaki, Jun
  • Ueki, Hitoshi
  • Saitō, Takao
  • Ueda, Shōji
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Takemitsu, Tōru,
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Marker, Chris
  • Wilmington, Michael,
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Herald Ace Inc.,
  • Nippon Herald Films,
  • Greenwich Film Production S.A.,
  • Criterion Collection (Firm),
Runtime
160
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
316
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  • Fathers and sons
  • Brothers
  • Families
  • Brothers
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Ran, scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide = kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Ide Masato ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara = purodyūsā Seruju Shiruberuman, Hara Masato ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa = kantoku Kurosawa Akira = directed by Akira Kurosawa ; a Serge Silberman production for Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo), and Greenwich Film Production (Paris) = seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production
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Publication
Note
  • Based on the play King Lear by William Shakespeare
  • "Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film = Serge Silberman et Katusumi Furukawa présentent un film de Akira Kurosawa"--Opening screens (also in Japanese)
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Accompanying insert includes the essay Apocalypse song by film critic Michael Wilmington; Interview with Akira Kurosawa on Ran, conducted by Kiyoshi Watanabe (translated from the French); and Interview with Toru Takemitsu (composer), conducted by Max Tessier (translated from the French)
  • Special features (disc 1): Sidney Lumet on Ran (2005); optional audio commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince (2003-2005); theatrical trailers
  • Special features (disc 2, The supplements): A.K. (portrait of Akira Kurosawa at work, by director Chris Marker; 74 min.); Akira Kurosawa : It is wonderful to create (documentary about the making of Ran, from the Toho masterworks series (30 min.); Image : Kurosawa's continuity (a reconstruction of Kurosawa's original vision of Ran through Kurosawa's storyboards for the film; directed by Masayuki Yui, who acted in the film; 35 min.); Tatsuya Nakadai (2005 interview of the actor)
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1985
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Control code
62257105
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9781559409667
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515016827
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1618D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62257105
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ran, scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide = kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Oguni Hideo, Ide Masato ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara = purodyūsā Seruju Shiruberuman, Hara Masato ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa = kantoku Kurosawa Akira = directed by Akira Kurosawa ; a Serge Silberman production for Herald Ace Inc., Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo), and Greenwich Film Production (Paris) = seisaku Herarudo Ēsu, Gurinitchi Firumu Purodakushon ; a French-Japanese co-production
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play King Lear by William Shakespeare
  • "Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present an Akira Kurosawa film = Serge Silberman et Katusumi Furukawa présentent un film de Akira Kurosawa"--Opening screens (also in Japanese)
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Accompanying insert includes the essay Apocalypse song by film critic Michael Wilmington; Interview with Akira Kurosawa on Ran, conducted by Kiyoshi Watanabe (translated from the French); and Interview with Toru Takemitsu (composer), conducted by Max Tessier (translated from the French)
  • Special features (disc 1): Sidney Lumet on Ran (2005); optional audio commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince (2003-2005); theatrical trailers
  • Special features (disc 2, The supplements): A.K. (portrait of Akira Kurosawa at work, by director Chris Marker; 74 min.); Akira Kurosawa : It is wonderful to create (documentary about the making of Ran, from the Toho masterworks series (30 min.); Image : Kurosawa's continuity (a reconstruction of Kurosawa's original vision of Ran through Kurosawa's storyboards for the film; directed by Masayuki Yui, who acted in the film; 35 min.); Tatsuya Nakadai (2005 interview of the actor)
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1985
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Control code
62257105
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (160 min.)
Isbn
9781559409667
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515016827
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1618D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62257105
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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