Ran (film)

Ran is a 1985 Jidaigeki film by famed director Akira Kurosawa.


  • In a mad world, only the mad are sane!
  • He gives away his house, He gives away his lands, He now holds a new title: 'Lord of the rice fields' a scarecrow!
  • Man is born crying. When he has cried enough, he dies.


  • Does a traitor betray himself?


  • Men prefer sorrow over joy... suffering over peace!


Hidetora: The Great Lord goes nowhere alone.
Jiro: You renounced your power. You have no need of an escort.
Hidetora: Only the birds and the beasts live in solitude.

Kurogane: Saburo is not our only enemy.
Jiro: So what? If they attack, we retaliate. We grab their land and enlarge our own.
Kurogane: Fine words, but words don't win wars.

Hidetora: I am lost...
Kyoami: Such is the human condition.

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