Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Akira Kurosawa classic once again adapted from William Shakespeare but mixed with elements of Japanese Noh theatre. This time it is Macbeth, made in 1957 and starring Toshiro Mifune, it is released on Criterion Collection in the US and BFI in the UK.

A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider’s Web Castle.

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