On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 10:14 AM, jacquesdebierue <email@example.com
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Brian Thornton
> <bthorntonwriter@...> wrote:
> > Kerry Wrote:
> > "I think similarities between Red Harvest and Miller's Crossing have
> > mentioned here before. Do I have that right?"
> > Nope. You're thinking of THE GLASS KEY, not RED HARVEST. RED
> HARVEST was
> > inspiration for one of Kirasawa's films (the title escapes, but it might
> > have been RAN), and by extension, of A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS. A more
> > screen adaptation of RED HARVEST would be LAST MAN STANDING,
> starring Bruce
> > Willis.
> Ran is based on King Lear. A loose but very clear adaptation.
I suspect you're right. I believe I was thinking of YOJIMBO (again I might
be wrong). I wondered whether RAN was the KING LEAR adaptation, but got it
confused with THRONE OF BLOOD.
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