Throne of blood = Kumonosu-jåo

Reimagines Macbeth in feudal Japan. Starring Kurosawa's longtime collaborator Toshiro Mifune and the legendary Isuzu Yamada as his ruthless wife, the film tells of a valiant warrior's savage rise to power and his ignominious fall.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Satåo, Masaru, 1928-1999. (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Tåohåo Kabushiki Kaisha., Janus Films., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. (Producer, Screenwriter, Director), Motoki, Sojiro. (Producer), Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-2018. (Screenwriter), Kikushima, Ryūzō, 1914-1989. (Screenwriter), Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996. (Screenwriter), Nakai, Asakazu, 1901-1988. (Cinematographer), Mifune, Toshiråo, 1920-1997. (Actor), Yamada, Isuzu, 1917- (Actor), Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982. (Actor), Kubo, Akira. (Actor), Chiaki, Minoru, 1917-1999. (Actor), Ochiai, Saburåo. (Actor), Naniwa, Chieko. (Actor), Kimura, Isao, 1923-1981. (Actor), Miyaguchi, Seiji, 1913-1985. (Actor), Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Format: Video DVD
Published: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2009, 1957.
Series:Criterion Collection.
25 films by Akira Kurosawa.
Table of Contents:
  • Opening credits/chorus
  • Captains Washizu and Miki triumph
  • The forest maze
  • A prophecy
  • Lost
  • Prophecy fulfilled
  • Lord Washizu and Lady Asaji
  • Ambush?
  • Blood of a trailer
  • High treason
  • Intruders!
  • The chase
  • The great Lord's coffin
  • An heir
  • Eveil omen
  • An unexpected guest
  • Stillborn
  • Seeking answers
  • Rally the troops
  • The birds
  • Madness
  • The forest moves
  • Chorus
  • Color bars.