Ran (Original screenplay for the 1985 film). Author: Kurosawa, Akira (screenwriter, editor, director); Hideo Oguni, Masato Ide (screenwriters); William Shakespeare (playwright); Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu (starring) Title: Ran (Original screenplay for the 1985 film) Publication: New York: Greenwich Film Productions, 1985. Description: Draft script for the 1985 film. Based on Shakespeare's play, King Lear. An elderly warlord in Medieval Japan divides his vast empire among his three sons.The power corrupts them and turns them on each other, as well as their father. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director for Kurosawa, winning one. Set in Medieval Japan, shot on location in Kumamoto, Shizuoka, Himeji, Oita, Aichi, Yamagata and Tokyo, Japan. Blue titled perfect bound wrappers binding side stitched leaves. 186 leaves, with last page of text numbered 176. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine with two small rust stains at the right margin. Subject: 1980s Cinema, Academy Awards, Action Film, Best Copy in the World, Film Scripts, Films Based on Plays, Films with Literary Sources, Japanese Cinema, World Cinema. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland.
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