Ran Poster

Release Date: 1985

R|2 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
At the age of seventy, after years of consolidating his empire, the Great Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (Tatsuya Nakadai) decides to abdicate and divide his domain amongst his three sons. Taro (Akira Terao), the eldest, will rule. Jiro (Jinpachi Nezu), his second son, and Saburo (Daisuke Ryu) will take command of the Second and Third Castles but are expected to obey and support their elder brother. Saburo defies the pledge of obedience and is banished.

Cast: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mieko Harada, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Kazuo Kato, Masayuki Yui

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Herald Ace, Greenwich Film Productions, Nippon Herald Films

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