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RAN (1980) - Royal Wedding


Deptford Cinema does the Royal Wedding

Escape it all with our mini-festival of punk movies. From Battleship Potemkin to The Death of Louis XIV, we chart almost a hundred years of filmmaking resistance to the monarchy. 

RAN (Akira Kurosawa, 1980)

Kurosawa’s famous interpretation of King Lear as a jidaigeki epic follows actor name in the title role as his family, monarchy and sanity collapse before him.

Mori Motonari a 16th century Japanese warlord decides to abdicate and divide his domain amongst his three sons, with catastrophic results.

dir. Akira Kurosawa
year. 1980
country. Japan
run-time. 156mins

cert. 12A

£6 (£4.50 conc.)
Doors 14.30
Film 15.00