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THRONE OF BLOOD

蜘蛛巣城 | Kumonosu-jō

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Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1957
Action, Drama

Synopsis

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 prophecy comes true, Washizu’s scheming wife presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit’s prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place.

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Synopsis

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 prophecy comes true, Washizu’s scheming wife presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit’s prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place.

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Throne of BloodDirected byAkira Kurosawa

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Venice Film Festival
1957

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