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Ran (film) Quotes

Ran (film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Ran completed its run in 1970.

It features Serge Silberman, and Masato Hara as producer, Toru Takemitsu in charge of musical score, and Takao Saito; Masaharu Ueda; Asakazu Nakai as head of cinematography.

Ran (film) is recorded in Japanese and originally aired in Japan. Each episode of Ran (film) is 162 minutes long. Ran (film) is distributed by Toho, and Acteurs Auteurs Associés.

The cast includes: Peter as Kyoami, Masayuki Yui as Tango, Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora, Hisashi Igawa as Kurogane, and Jinpachi Nezu as Jiro.

Ran (film) Quotes

Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora

  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "What madness have I spoken? Wherein lies my senility?"
  • (Saburo Naotora Ichimonji) "I'll tell you. What kind of world do we live in? One barren of loyalty and feeling."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "I'm aware of that."
  • (Saburo Naotora Ichimonji) "So you should be. You spilled an ocean of blood. You showed no mercy, no pity. We too are children of this age -- weaned on strife and chaos. We are your sons, yet you count on our fidelity. In my eyes, that makes you a fool. A senile old fool."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "The Great Lord goes nowhere alone."
  • (Jinpachi Nezu) "You renounced your power. You have no need of an escort."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Only the birds and the beasts live in solitude."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Where are we?"
  • (Peter) "We're in paradise."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Are you a son?"
  • (Taro Takatora Ichimonji) "What do you mean?"
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Is this a son's attitude? The hen pecks the cock and makes him a crow."

Hisashi Igawa as Kurogane

  • (Hisashi Igawa) "Saburo is not our only enemy."
  • (Jinpachi Nezu) "So what? If they attack, we retaliate. We grab their land and enlarge our own."
  • (Hisashi Igawa) "Fine words, but words don't win wars."

Peter as Kyoami

  • (Peter) "The failed mind sees the heart's failings --"
  • (Peter) "A serpent's egg is white and pure. A bird's is speckled and soiled."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "This is a castle -- Here's a wall."
  • (Peter) "The bird left the speckled egg for the white."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Strange --"
  • (Peter) "The egg cracks; out comes a snake."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Empty space above the wall. Why?"
  • (Peter) "The bird is gobbled by the snake."
  • (Tatsuya Nakadai) "Where am I? Who am I?"
  • (Peter) "Stupid bird."
  • (Peter) "Are there no gods -- no Buddha? If you exist, hear me. You are mischievous and cruel. Are you so bored up there you must crush us like ants? Is it such fun to see men weep?"
  • (Masayuki Yui) "Enough. Do not blaspheme. It is the gods who weep. They see us killing each other over and over since time began. They can't save us from ourselves."
  • (Peter) "Why stay with this mad old man? If the rock you stay on starts to roll, jump clean. Or you'll go with it and be squashed. Only a fool stays aboard."
  • (Peter) "In a mad world only the mad are sane."

Masayuki Yui as Tango

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