For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
302 Ratings

The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail

Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1945


The fourth film from Akira Kurosawa is based on a legendary twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a group of samurai retainers dressed as monks in order to pass through a dangerous enemy checkpoint.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail Directed by Akira Kurosawa

What are people saying?

Related films