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Ran (1985) Poster

(1985)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Akira Kurosawa

Writing Credits  

Akira Kurosawa ... (screenplay) and
Hideo Oguni ... (screenplay) and
Masato Ide ... (screenplay)
 
William Shakespeare ... (play "King Lear")

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Akira Terao ...
Jinpachi Nezu ...
Daisuke Ryû ...
Mieko Harada ...
Lady Kaede
Yoshiko Miyazaki ...
Lady Sue
Hisashi Igawa ...
Shuri Kurogane
Pîtâ ...
Kyoami
Masayuki Yui ...
Tango Hirayama
Kazuo Katô ...
Kageyu Ikoma
Norio Matsui ...
Shumenosuke Ogura
Toshiya Ito ...
Mondo Naganuma
Kenji Kodama ...
Samon Shirane
Takashi Watanabe
Mansai Nomura ...
Tsurumaru (as Takeshi Nomura)
Takeshi Katô ...
Koyata Hatakeyama
Jun Tazaki ...
Seiji Ayabe
Hitoshi Ueki ...
Nobuhiro Fujimaki
Takao Zushi
Yoshitaka Zushi
Tetsuo Yamashita
Akihiko Sugizaki
Masaaki Sasaki
Yoshimitsu Yamaguchi
Masuo Amada
Masaru Sakurai
Ryûjirô Oki
Hanbei Kawai
Ryo Nagasawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seizô Katô ...
Koyata Hatakeyama (voice)
Tokie Kanda ...
Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)
Sawako Kochi ...
Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)
Reiko Nanjo ...
Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)
Kumeko Otowa ...
Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)
Heihachiro Suzuki ...
Fujimaki's General (uncredited)
Susumu Terajima ...
Foot soldier (uncredited)
Haruko Tôgô ...
Kaede's lady in waiting (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Katsumi Furukawa ... executive producer
Masato Hara ... producer
Hisao Kurosawa ... associate producer
Serge Silberman ... producer

Music by 

Tôru Takemitsu

Cinematography by 

Asakazu Nakai
Takao Saitô
Shôji Ueda

Film Editing by 

Akira Kurosawa

Production Design by 

Shinobu Muraki
Yoshirô Muraki

Set Decoration by 

Jiro Hirai
Mitsuyuki Kimura
Yasuyoshi Ototake
Tsuneo Shimura
Osumi Tousho

Costume Design by 

Emi Wada

Makeup Department 

Tameyuki Aimi ... makeup artist
Yoshiko Matsumoto ... hair stylist
Chihako Naito ... makeup artist
Noriko Sato ... hair stylist
Noriko Takamizawa ... makeup artist
Shoshichiro Ueda ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Seikichi Iizumi ... production manager
Satoru Iseki ... production manager
Masayuki Motomochi ... unit manager
Teruyo Nogami ... production manager
Ulrich Picard ... general production manager (as Ully Pickard)
Tsutomu Sakurai ... unit manager
Takashi Ôhashi ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Bernard Cohn ... first assistant director
Vittorio Dalle Ore ... assistant director
Ishirô Honda ... chief assistant director (as Inoshiro Honda)
Takashi Koizumi ... assistant director
Kunio Nozaki ... assistant director
Fumisake Okada ... assistant director
Kiyoko Watanabe ... assistant director
Ichirô Yamamoto ... assistant director
Okihiro Yoneda ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Takayuki Goto ... assistant sound
Soichi Inoue ... assistant sound
Takenori Misawa ... assistant sound
Hideo Takeichi ... assistant sound
Claude Villand ... final mix
Fumio Yanoguchi ... sound recordist
Shôtarô Yoshida ... sound recordist
Jean-Marc Lentretien ... sound mix technician (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kiyoshi Anzai ... assistant camera
Noburu Asono ... assistant camera
Koji Choya ... electrician
Daizaburo Harada ... still photographer
Hidehiro Igarashi ... assistant camera
Yoshio Iyama ... electrician
Koichi Kamata ... electrician
Nobuyuki Kito ... assistant camera
Mutsuo Komine ... electrician
Kosuke Matsushima ... assistant camera
Masakazu Oka ... assistant camera
Yuichi Oyama ... electrician
Makoto Sano ... electrician
Takeji Sano ... gaffer (as Takeharu Sano)
Yoshio Sato ... still photographer
Tetsuo Sawada ... electrician
Yoshinori Sekiguchi ... assistant camera
Satoru Suzuki ... assistant camera
Shigeo Suzuki ... assistant camera
Shintaro Tazaki ... electrician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Akira Fukuda ... assistant wardrobe
Kazuko Numata ... assistant wardrobe
Noriko Taguchi ... assistant wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Hideto Aga ... assistant editor
Hajime Ishihara ... assistant editor
Ryûsuke Ôtsubo ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Hiroyuki Iwaki ... conductor

Other crew 

Anne Brav ... subtitler
Ishirô Honda ... director's counselling
Masahiko Kumada ... production assistant
Hisao Kurosawa ... production coordinator
Ko Nauri ... production assistant
Takeo Suga ... accountant
Crew verified as complete

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