In 1985, illustrious Japanese director Akira Kurosawa presented his masterpiece Ran, his 16th-century-Japan take on King Lear. Ran has been restored frame-by-frame from the original negatives and is returning to cinemas in high-definition 4K restoration.
To celebrate the re-release of Ran, we are giving you the chance to win:
- A Ran poster
- Three DVDs: The Third Man (another classic), Macbeth (another Shakespeare) and Hiroshima Mon Amour (another World cinema title set in Japan)
For a chance to win, send your answer to the question below to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Ran" as the subject line, or tweet us @CurzonCinemas using #RanFilm.
Which of these is NOT an Akira Kurosawa film?
b) Seven Samurai
c) The Last Samurai
Ran opens on 1st April at Curzon Bloomsbury.
Presented as part of the celebrations marking 400 years since Shakespeare's death, our 2pm screening of Ran on Sunday 3 April includes a special introduction from Prof Tony Howard (University of Warwick).
With thanks to Studiocanal UK.