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Program Title: Throne of Blood
EASC Code: JT-14
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Akira Kurosawa
Release Date: 1957
Running Time: 109 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: One of the most celebrated screen adaptions of Shakespeare. Kurosawa fuses one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies with formal elements of Japanese Noh Theatre to make a Macbeth that is all his own - a classic tale of ambition and duplicity set against a ghostly landscape of fog and inescapeable doom.
Data Entry Date: 3/25/2004