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Ran DVD

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  • Ran
    • Release date: August 10, 1998
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 40 min.
    • Special Features: Interactive menus
      Production credits
      Filmographies and awards
      Scene access
      Trailer
      Widescreen presentation
  • Ran [Masterworks Edition]
    • Release date: April 15, 2003
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 40 min.
    • Special Features: Commentary track with Peter Grilli (producer of the documentary "Kurosawa")
      Commentary track with Stephen Prince (author of "The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa")
      Subtitle control
      Restoration demo
      European trailer
      Home-video trailer
      Filmography
      Production notes
      Web links
  • Ran [Criterion Collection] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: November 22, 2005
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 40 min.
    • Special Features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer
      Audio commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince
      An appreciation of the film by director Sidney Lumet
      Theatrical trailers
      New and improved English subtitle translation
      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
      Plus: a 28-page booklet featuring film critic Michael Wilmington and interviews with Kurosawa and composer Toru Takemitsu
  • Ran [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: February 16, 2010
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Fre/Japanese/Spa
    • Subtitles: Fre/Spa
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 42 min.
    • Special Features: "Art of the Samurai": interview with a Japanese art-of-war expert
      "Akira Kurosawa: The Epic and the Intimate": Documentary on the director
      "A. K.": Feature-length documentary from director Chris Marker
      "The Samurai": Documentary on Samurai art
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