| Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that shows the production of Ran and discusses the film techniques of Kurosawa himself.
The dialogue references Albert Camus' "Le mythe de Sisyphe". Instead of "Il faut imaginer Sisyphe heureux." it says "Il faut imaginer sensei heureux." There is also a reference to Sisyphos' rolling the stone up the hill.
In this kind of shooting, the first pitfall to avoid is appropriating a beauty that does not belong to us - to play up the lovely, backlit shot. Of course, some of that borrowed beauty will come through anyway, but we shall try to show what we see ...