• 78%
    248 votes
  • Rate this movie
    What did you think?
PosterPoster

Throne of Blood 1957

From the creator of "Rashomon" and "Ikiru"

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

Actors

If you like Throne of Blood, check out...

Loading...