Dir. Akira Kurosawa (1985) This epic adaptation of "King Lear" is an awe-inspiring spectacle that takes its place among the major screen versions of Shakespeare. The battle scenes are horrifying, yet extraordinarily beautiful. It all takes place accompanied by Toru Takemitsu's suitably splendid musical score.
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