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Ran

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Ran is Japanese filmmaker [[Performer~P98309~Akira Kurosawa~akirakurosawa]]'s reinterpretation of William Shakespeare's King Lear. The Lear counterpart is an elderly 16th-century warlord ([[Performer~P51757~Tatsuya Nakadai~tatsuyanakadai]]), who announces that he's about to divide his kingdom equally among his three sons. In his dotage, he falls prey to the false flattery of his treacherous sons ([[Performer~P70281~Akira Terao~akiraterao]] and [[Performer~P52485~Jinpachi Nezu~jinpachinezu]]), while...more

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