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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.

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