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Akira Kurosawa’s Academy Award®-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, RAN considers the disastrous consequences of Lord Hidetora Ichimonji’s (Tatsuya Nakadai) decision to split his kingdom among his three sons.
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Akira Kurosawa’s Academy Award®-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, RAN considers the disastrous consequences of Lord Hidetora Ichimonji’s (Tatsuya Nakadai) decision to split his kingdom among his three sons.

Original Release

06/01/1985

US Release

09/26/1985

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Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai Lord Hidetora Ichimonji
Akira Terao Taro Takatora Ichimonji
Mieko Harada Lady Kaede
Jinpachi Nezu Jiro Masatora Ichimonji
Daisuke Ryu Saburo Naotora Ichimonji
Yoshiko Miyazaki Lady Sue
Hisashi Igawa Shuri Kurogane
Pîtâ Kyoami
Masayuki Yui Tango Hirayama
Norio Matsui Shumenosuke Ogura
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Akira Kurosawa

Writers

Masato Ide, Akira Kurosawa, William Shakespeare, Hideo Oguni

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai Lord Hidetora Ichimonji
Akira Terao Taro Takatora Ichimonji
Mieko Harada Lady Kaede
Jinpachi Nezu Jiro Masatora Ichimonji
Daisuke Ryu Saburo Naotora Ichimonji
Yoshiko Miyazaki Lady Sue
Hisashi Igawa Shuri Kurogane
Pîtâ Kyoami
Masayuki Yui Tango Hirayama
Norio Matsui Shumenosuke Ogura
Toshiya Ito Mondo Naganuma
Kenji Kodama Samon Shirane
Mansai Nomura Tsurumaru
Takeshi Katô Koyata Hatakeyama / Koyota Hatakeyama
Jun Tazaki Seiji Ayabe
Hitoshi Ueki Nobuhiro Fujimaki
Tokie Kanda Sue's lady in waiting
Sawako Kochi Hidetora's concubine
Reiko Nanjo Hidetora's concubine / Hideota's concubine
Kumeko Otowa Sue's lady in waiting

Producers

Editors

Akira Kurosawa

1986OscarBest Director Nominated
1986OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1986OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration Nominated
1986OscarBest Costume Design Won
1986Golden GlobeBest Foreign Film Nominated
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