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Ran (δΉ±)
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Film Poster
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Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Release Date 1985
Language Japanese
Studio Toho
Distributor Toho Company
Main Cast
Character Actor
Kurogane Hisashi Igawa
Lord Hidetora Ichimonji Tatsuya Nakadai

Ran is a 1985 epic written and directed by Akira Kurosawa. An adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear, it was Kurosawa's final epic, and epic it was, requiring the services of 1400 extras, 200 horses, and at $12 million, was the most expensive Japanese film to date. It would go on to win the Academy Award for Best Costume Design at the 58th Academy Awards.

The following guns were used in the film Ran (1985):


Various soldiers in the armies of Jiro, Taro, and Saburo are armed with Tanegashima muskets.

Japanese "Tanegashima" matchlock arquebus.
One of Hidetora's bodyguards fires at the attackers.
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Jiro's troops fire upon Hidetora's citadel.
Kurogane (Hisashi Igawa) with a tanegashima after shooting Taro.
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Saburo's troops fire on Jiro's cavalry.
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