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Long considered one of director Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces, this epic samurai saga is a loose adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear as set during 16th-century Japan. The story concerns an aging feudal lord who decides to split his kingdom among his three sons. Jealousy and avarice soon break up this tight familial bond, however, resulting in monumental bloodshed. This 15th anniversary re-issue features brand new laser subtitles and a fresh 35mm print. In Japanese with English subtitles. 160 minutes