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The Resource Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kurosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films, (videorecording)

Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kurosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films, (videorecording)

Label
Ran
Title
Ran
Statement of responsibility
Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kurosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films
Title variation
Akira Kurosawa's Ran
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
Awards note
Academy Award winner for Best Costume.
Cataloging source
IMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide ; executive producer, Katsumi Furukawa ; produced by Serge Silberman and Masato Hara ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In Japanese with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1932-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Silberman, Serge
  • Hara, Masato
  • Nakadai, Tatsuya
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Herald Ace Inc
  • Nippon Herald Films
  • Greenwich Film Production
  • Fox Lorber Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
160
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Foreign films
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kurosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • "FLV1342"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm38555921
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
Letterbox
Extent
1 videocassette (160 min.)
Isbn
9781572522084
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
720917013428
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV1342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 206479
System details
VHS, stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Ran, Serge Silberman and Katsumi Furukawa present a film by Akira Kurosawa ; Greenwich Film Production ; Herald Ace Inc. ; Nippon Herald Films, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • "FLV1342"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm38555921
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
Letterbox
Extent
1 videocassette (160 min.)
Isbn
9781572522084
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
720917013428
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV1342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 206479
System details
VHS, stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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