Ran

Ran

Masterpiece  |  August 24, 2015

Akira Kurosawa's final masterpiece Ran is a reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear set in feudal Japan. This tells the story of Hidetora Ichimonji, an ageing warlord who after spending his life consolidating his empire, decides to abdicate and divide his kingdom amongst his three sons: Taro, Jiro and Saburo.

Akira Kurosawa's final masterpiece Ran is a reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear set in feudal Japan. This tells the story of Hidetora Ichimonji, an ageing warlord who after spending his life consolidating his empire, decides to abdicate and divide his kingdom amongst his three sons: Taro, Jiro and Saburo.

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