History Film / Ran

25th May '18 3:38:43 AM Spindriver
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* OneWordTitle: And one short word, at that.
25th May '18 3:30:46 AM Spindriver
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** The feuding children are male, as opposed to the ones in ''Theatre/KingLear''.

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** The feuding children are male, as opposed to the ones in ''Theatre/KingLear''. A literal instance of ShesAManInJapan, in fact.


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* ShesAManInJapan: See the notes on the GenderFlip. Shakespeare’s openly assertive princesses would look less plausible in feudal Japan.
19th May '18 5:19:42 AM FictionFan101
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* TheAtoner: Hidetora sports shades of this by the end.

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* TheAtoner: Hidetora sports shades of this by the end. Sadly, by then, it's too late for him to help anyone.



* DemotedToDragon: [[spoiler: Initially, Jiro is making his own bid for power, but a short time spent with Lady Kaede quickly has him bobbing his head up and down for her like an obedient dog.]]

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* DemotedToDragon: [[spoiler: Initially, Jiro is initially making his own bid grab for power, but a short time spent the moment he is alone with Lady Kaede quickly has him Kaede, he is so intimidated by her that he is soon bobbing his head up and down for her like an obedient dog.]]



* VillainDecay: Initially, Jiro demonstrates some impressive cunning in his bid to wrestle power away from his father and brother. However, he winds up becoming Lady Kaede's puppet and turns out to be a GeneralFailure when leading troops into battle.

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* VillainDecay: Initially, Jiro initially demonstrates some impressive real cunning in his bid to wrestle power away from his father and brother. However, he winds up becoming Lady Kaede's puppet and turns out to be a GeneralFailure when leading troops into battle.spectacular GeneralFailure.
16th May '18 3:32:55 PM rjd1922
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Not to be confused with a [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} certain nine-tailed kitsune,]] nor [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf a sex-changing martial artist]] or a [[Myth/NorseMythology Norse sea goddess]].

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Not to be confused with a [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} certain nine-tailed kitsune,]] kitsune]], nor [[Manga/RanmaOneHalf a sex-changing martial artist]] artist]], [[Manga/DetectiveConan Shinichi Kudo]]'s LoveInterest, or a [[Myth/NorseMythology Norse sea goddess]].
14th Feb '18 3:26:44 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* {{Tragedy}}: You're reading this page. Does it sound like a comedy?

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* {{Tragedy}}: You're reading this page. Does it sound like a comedy?Not completely devoid of humor, but it's no comedy.
13th Feb '18 3:16:49 PM sheika
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* ChekhovsGunman: Literally with Jiro's arquebusiers, [[spoiler: who kill Saburo at the end.]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: ChekhovsGunman:
** After Saburo's exile, he and Lord Ayabe stay offscreen until the last twenty minutes of the film, where they [[spoiler:invade Ichimonji grounds to save Hidetora]].
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Literally with Jiro's arquebusiers, [[spoiler: who kill Saburo at the end.]]



* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: Saburo's arquebusiers completely wipe out Jiro's cavalry despite their lesser numbers, mainly due to Jiro's tactical incompetence.]]

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* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: Saburo's [[spoiler:Saburo's arquebusiers completely wipe out Jiro's cavalry despite their lesser numbers, mainly due to Jiro's tactical incompetence.]]


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* DeathByDespair: [[spoiler:Hidetora suffers a heart attack inmediately after Saburo's [[DroppedABridgeOnHim sudden death]]]].
16th Jan '18 1:31:37 AM Cryoclaste
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Warlord Hidetora of the Ichimonji clan, once a feared and powerful man, is now in his twilight years. He decides to divide his domain between his three sons Taro, Jiro, and Saburo, while he remains a figurehead. Saburo, the youngest, disagrees with the plan and is banished. [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Sound familiar?]]

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Warlord Hidetora of the Ichimonji clan, once a feared and powerful man, is now in his twilight years. He decides to divide his domain between his three sons Taro, Jiro, and Saburo, while he remains a figurehead. Saburo, the youngest, disagrees with the plan and is banished. [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Sound familiar?]]
13th Jan '18 5:10:29 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutoutToShakespeare: Again, it's ''KingLear'' in Feudal Japan! And considered by critics to be one of the best adaptations of Lear ever made.

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* ShoutoutToShakespeare: Again, it's ''KingLear'' ''Theatre/KingLear'' in Feudal Japan! And considered by critics to be one of the best adaptations of Lear ever made.
7th Sep '17 5:14:04 AM fruitstripegum
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* WildHair: Tsurumaru's hair is appropriately long and unkempt for a blind hermit. Hidetora's gets this way after going completely insane.


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* WildHair: Tsurumaru's hair is appropriately long and unkempt for a blind hermit. Hidetora's gets this way after going completely insane.
7th Sep '17 5:12:51 AM fruitstripegum
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* TheExile: Saburo is exiled after he forcefully tries to talk sense to his father.
** Rather than kill him, Hidetora had Tsurumaru's eyes torn out and exiled him into the wilderness.



* TheExile: Saburo is exiled after he forcefully tries to talk sense to his father.
** Rather than kill him, Hidetora had Tsurumaru's eyes torn out and exiled him into the wilderness.
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