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RAN (1985)

The late, great Chris Marker was present to record the shoot of Ran in a poetic fly-on-the-wall documentary he called simply ‘AK’. Akira Kurosawa, who updated King Lear to Sengoku-era Japan, here watches the film’s mesmeric centrepiece battle. It’s an assault on the castle of Lear figure, Hidetora (Tatsuya Nakadai), by an endless sea of enemy cavalry and bowmen that culminates in a literal and figurative inferno. If you want to see more of the master at work, the whole thing is up on YouTube.
 

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