Ran (Optimum SE) in November
Optimum Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Ran for 20th November 2006 priced at £19.99. Akira Kurosawa’s final masterpiece, Ran is a reworking of Shakespeare’s King Lear, set in feudal Japan.
Optimum’s 2-Disc Special Edition release offers the same basic content as the old Warner release, but throws in a new 5.1 audio mix for the main feature and the original trailer on the extras disc.
Disc 1: Main Feature
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Japanese DD2.0 Stereo and DD5.1 Surround
- Optional English subtitles
Disc 2: Extra Features
- A.K. The Making of Ran (71mins)
- Anamorphic Widescreen
- Optional English subtitles for the non-English segments
- Theatrical Trailer
Artwork and menus follow - Sorry for the poor quality, but the backgrounds are in constant motion and you can't pause them...