Throne of Blood

15 yrs 110 minutes 1957 8.1

Throne of the blood is the FILM where the great Japanese director Akira Kurosawa places Shakespeare’s Macbeth in the 17th century Japan. The warlord Tsuzuki is in conflict with a competing warlord. Two of his guards, the samurais Washizu and Miki, are sent on a mission in the forest. Amid the dense fog, they encounter a witch with a strange prediction. She says that Washizu will succeed Tsuzuki on the throne. For fear that Miki will reveal what the witch had said and after consultation with his wife, a plot evolves that will lead to both betrayal and bloodshed.

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Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Actor: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese