Akira Kurosawa’s RAN Arrives on Best Buy Exclusive 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Steelbook November 16th!

From legendary director Akira Kurosawa (Rashomon, Seven Samurai) comes his sweeping action epic RAN. Ran arrives November 16th on 4K Ultra HD™ Steelbook from Lionsgate, exclusively at Best Buy. Akira Kurosawa’s RAN is a visually dazzling samurai epic that blends King Lear, 16th-century feudal Japan, and Kurosawa’s own notions of loyalty and honor to tell the story of aging Lord Hidetora, whose decision to bequeath his kingdom to his three sons sparks a power struggle that leads to chaos and madness. Hailed as a masterpiece by filmmakers and cinephiles alike, and winner of the 1985 Oscar® for Costume Design, Ran is a sumptuous 4K feast. Featuring all new artwork from artist Zi Xu, Ran will be available on 4K Ultra HD™ Steelbook at Best Buy on November 16th.

4K + Blu-Ray + Digital Street Date: 11/16/2021


  • Ran: The Restoration

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Akira Terao                             After the RainHalf a ConfessionLetter from the Mountain
Jinpachi Nezu                         KagemushaFarewell to the LandRunin: Banished
Daisuke Ryû                           KagemushaLegend of the DevilMetropolis

Year of Production: 1985
Title Copyright: © 1985 KADOKAWA / STUDIOCANAL. All Rights Reserved. Package Design and Summary: © 2021 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Catalog Re-Release
Rating: R
Genre: Action, Drama
Closed-Captioned: No
Subtitles: English
Feature Run Time: 162 minutes
4K Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition, 16×9 (1:85:1) Presentation, Dolby Vision
4K Audio: Japanese and English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™


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