New York: Greenwich Film Productions, 1985. Draft script for the 1985 film. With holograph pencil annotations throughout. Text, titles, and annotations in Japanese.
Based on Shakespeare's play "King Lear." An elderly warlord in medieval Japan divides his vast empire among his three sons. The power corrupts them and turns them on each other, as well as their father. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director for Kurosawa, winning one.
Set in medieval Japan, shot on location in Kumamoto, Shizuoka, Himeji, Oita, Aichi, Yamagata and Tokyo, Japan.
Bright blue titled wrappers. Title page present. 96 leaves, with last page of text numbered 176. Xerographic duplication, printed on rectos and versos. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, with a lightly faded spine, perfectly bound.