Film Series: Ran

1985. Japan/France. Dir: Akira Kurosawa. With Tatsuya Nakadai. 162 min.

As an aging warlord divides his domain amongst three sons, greed and betrayal usher their descent into chaos. Kurosawa’s late-life epic marries King Lear with daimyo legend and a staggeringly total vision, as grandiose battles become intricately choreographed dances of color and scale. This immaculate new 4K DCP restoration premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

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