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Throne of Blood, 1957

Throne of Blood
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
Written by: Shinobu Hashimoto
Language:  Japanese
Country:  Japan
Runtime:  110 min
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The mood of Throne of Blood is bleak, stylized, and atmospheric. The plot centers around samurai, a losing-it hero, and blind ambition. It is a drama, foreign, and period movie. Stylistically, Throne of Blood is surreal. In approach, it is serious. The pacing is slow. Throne of Blood is set in Japan. It happens in the 16th century and in the middle ages. Visually, it is black and white. Throne of Blood is adapted from a play. The movie is known for being a masterpiece, critically acclaimed, and an award winner. Note that it includes violent content.

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Akira Kurosawa's stunning reconception of Shakespeare's MACBETH is a dark samurai drama, set in feudal... more

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Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
Release date: 22 November 1961
Runtime: 110 min

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Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune As Taketori Washizu
Isuzu Yamada Isuzu Yamada As Lady Asaji Washizu
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