Akira Kurusawa’s Ran. Loosely inspired by King Lear, Akira Kurusawa's epic saga charts betrayal and disorder in feudal Japan. When an ageing warlord surrenders his lands to his children, he has no idea of the destruction that he will unleash upon his family. At time of recording, it was ranked the 137th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database. Show notes, including links: https://them0vieblog.com/2017/04/15/the-250-episode-11-ran-137/ Follow us on twitter at Follow us on twitter at @thetwofifty.