World Film Series: Ran

Monday, October 28, 2013 - 7:00pm
CHC Events Hall- East


(Japan, 1985; Dir: Akira Kurasawa)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power

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