"In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him."
Join Theatre of Yugen for film master Akira Kurosawa's 1985 retelling of King Lear. A look at Shakespeare in Japan will accompany this viewing, led by Artistic Director Nick Ishimaru.
Doors at 6, discussion at 6:30, film at 7.