One of the greatest war films of all time RAN is the final solo masterpiece from legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. Set in feudal Japan, RAN is a unique re-imagination of Shakespeare’s King Lear RAN crossed with the history of Japan’s 16th Century Civil Wars and the legend of Morikawa, an ageing warlord with three sons. Restored meticulously 4k RAN will be available on Blu-Ray and DVD from 2 May and also available through EST from 25 April.