Deptford Cinema does the Royal Wedding
Escape it all with our mini-festival of punk movies. From Battleship Potemkin to The Death of Louis XIV, we chart almost a hundred years of filmmaking resistance to the monarchy.
RAN (Akira Kurosawa, 1980)
Kurosawa’s famous interpretation of King Lear as a jidaigeki epic follows actor name in the title role as his family, monarchy and sanity collapse before him.
Mori Motonari a 16th century Japanese warlord decides to abdicate and divide his domain amongst his three sons, with catastrophic results.