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Ran (1985)

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Ran (1985)

Film
Thursday, September 28
6:30 - 9:20 pm
Cost: Free
Akira Kurosawa’s Academy Award-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear.

France/Japan | 162 min | R | DCP | Akira Kurosawa

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.

"The re-release of Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 epic Ran (the word means “chaos”) is an opportunity to see this stunning free transformation of King Lear, one of the great screen adaptations of Shakespeare." -Peter Bradshaw (The Guardian) 

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests. 

France/Japan | 162 min | R | DCP | Akira Kurosawa

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.

"The re-release of Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 epic Ran (the word means “chaos”) is an opportunity to see this stunning free transformation of King Lear, one of the great screen adaptations of Shakespeare." -Peter Bradshaw (The Guardian) 

This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests. 

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film@union.wisc.edu
608-890-3000

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