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Waker Film Reviews! Ran (1985) 2013.05.16

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Posted 12 October 2014 - 10:55 PM

Release year: 1985

Director: Akira Kurosawa



Rating: 5/5

Rewatched: May 16, 2013


Shakespearean tragedy: King Lear. Utterly beautiful. Story is told like in a Ukiyo-e. Hooked from the beginning.

Edited by Waker, 12 October 2014 - 10:59 PM.


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