Coverart for item
The Resource Ran, Studio Canal ; distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. and Nippon Herald Films, Inc. ; [presented by] Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa ; [a French-Japanese coproduction Greenwich Film Production S.A. Paris/Herald Ace Inc./Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo)] ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa

Ran, Studio Canal ; distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. and Nippon Herald Films, Inc. ; [presented by] Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa ; [a French-Japanese coproduction Greenwich Film Production S.A. Paris/Herald Ace Inc./Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo)] ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa

Label
Ran
Title
Ran
Statement of responsibility
Studio Canal ; distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. and Nippon Herald Films, Inc. ; [presented by] Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa ; [a French-Japanese coproduction Greenwich Film Production S.A. Paris/Herald Ace Inc./Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo)] ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • 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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Takao Saito ; music, Toru Takemitsu ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles; credits in Japanese, English, and French
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Peter, Takeshi Nomura, Hisashi Ikawa, Masayuki Yui, Kenji Kodama, Toshiya Ito, Norio Matsui, Kazuo Kato, Takeshi Kato, Jun Tazaki, Hitoshi Ueki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1932-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-2016
  • 1564-1616
  • 1904-1996
  • 1920-1989
  • 1958-
  • 1958-
  • 1926-2007
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2011
  • 1921-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Terao, Akira
  • Nezu, Jinpachi
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Silberman, Serge
  • Hara, Masato
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Ide, Masato
  • Ryu, Daisuke
  • Harada, Mieko
  • Miyazaki, Yoshiko
  • Ueki, Hitoshi
  • Takemitsu, Tōru
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Marker, Chris
  • Wilmington, Michael
  • Furukawa, Katsumi
  • Studio Canal
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Nippon Herald Films
  • Greenwich Film Production S.A
  • Herald Ace Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
160
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
316
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Brothers
  • Families
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures, Japanese
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ran, Studio Canal ; distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. and Nippon Herald Films, Inc. ; [presented by] Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa ; [a French-Japanese coproduction Greenwich Film Production S.A. Paris/Herald Ace Inc./Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo)] ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some credits from container
  • Based on "King Lear" by William Shakespeare
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1985
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • Edition from container
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince; an appreciation of the film by director Sidney Lumet; theatrical trailers; Disc 2: "A.K.", a 74-minute film by director Chris Marker; a 30-minute documentary on the making of 'Ran', part of the "Toho Masterworks" series "Akira Kurosawa: It is wonderful to create"; a 35-minute video piece reconstructing 'Ran' through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches, created as part of the series "Image: Kurosawa's continuity"; new video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai; a 28-page booklet featuring film critic Michael Wilmington and interviews with Kurosawa and composer Toru Takemitsu
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
587397
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
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
(Sirsi) i9781559409667
System details
DVD; Widesreen 1.85:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16X9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital Stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ran, Studio Canal ; distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. and Nippon Herald Films, Inc. ; [presented by] Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa ; [a French-Japanese coproduction Greenwich Film Production S.A. Paris/Herald Ace Inc./Nippon Herald Films Inc. (Tokyo)] ; produit par Serge Silberman et Masato Hara ; scénario et dialogues de Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; réalisé par Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some credits from container
  • Based on "King Lear" by William Shakespeare
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1985
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • Edition from container
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince; an appreciation of the film by director Sidney Lumet; theatrical trailers; Disc 2: "A.K.", a 74-minute film by director Chris Marker; a 30-minute documentary on the making of 'Ran', part of the "Toho Masterworks" series "Akira Kurosawa: It is wonderful to create"; a 35-minute video piece reconstructing 'Ran' through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches, created as part of the series "Image: Kurosawa's continuity"; new video interview with actor Tatsuya Nakadai; a 28-page booklet featuring film critic Michael Wilmington and interviews with Kurosawa and composer Toru Takemitsu
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
587397
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
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
(Sirsi) i9781559409667
System details
DVD; Widesreen 1.85:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16X9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital Stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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