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Don Quixote (1957) – Grigori Kozintsev

Don Quixote (1957) pt. 1

Don Quixote (1957) pt. 2

Don Quixote (1957 film)

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Don Quixote
Don Quixote 1957 poster.jpg

1957 film poster by Vladimir Kononov
Directed by Grigori Kozintsev
Written by Miguel de Cervantes
Yevgeni Shvarts
Starring Nikolai Cherkasov
Music by Gara Garayev
Cinematography Apollinari Dudko
Andrei Moskvin
Edited by Ye. Makhankova
Distributed by Lenfilm
Release dates
  • 15 October 1957
Running time
110 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

Don Quixote (Russian: Дон Кихот, translit. Don Kikhot) is a 1957 Soviet drama film directed by Grigori Kozintsev. It is based on Evgeny Shvartz’s stage adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’s novel of the same name. It was entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival.It opened in the United States in 1961, beginning its U.S. run on January 20.

The film was exhibited in the mid-1960s by Australian University film clubs receiving the productions of Sovexportfilm. It was the first film version of Don Quixote to be filmed in both widescreen and color.

Akira Kurosawa Film studies Văn học & Điện ảnh Văn học Anh

Throne Of Blood (1957) – Akira Kurosawa

Throne Of Blood (1957) pt. 1

Throne Of Blood (1957) pt. 2

Throne of Blood

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Throne of Blood
蜘蛛巣城
Throne of Blood Japanese 1957 poster.jpg

Original Japanese poster
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Produced by Sōjirō Motoki
Akira Kurosawa
Screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto
Ryûzô Kikushima
Akira Kurosawa
Hideo Oguni
Based on Macbeth
by William Shakespeare(uncredited)
Starring Toshiro Mifune
Isuzu Yamada
Takashi Shimura
Music by Masaru Sato
Cinematography Asakazu Nakai
Edited by Akira Kurosawa
Production
company
Toho Studios
Distributed by Toho
Release dates
  • 15 January 1957 (Japan)
Running time
110 min
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Throne of Blood (蜘蛛巣城 Kumonosu-jō?, literally, “Spider Web Castle”) is a 1957 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film transposes the plot of William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth to feudal Japan, with stylistic elements drawn from Noh drama.