Throne of Blood (1957)

Stained Hands

Lord Washizu (Toshirô Mifune) finds Lady Asaji (Isuzu Yamada) in a bout of madness.

Directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Released in 1957 by Criterion.

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  • character-type: Queen
  • character-type: Warrior
  • character-type: Servant
  • character-type: King
  • character-type: Wife
  • character-type: Husband
  • character-type: Guard
  • character-type: Nurse
  • action: Wash
  • action: Cry
  • action: Yell
  • action: Run
  • action: Smell
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • primary-genre: Foreign
  • secondary-genre: Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Foreign Movies
  • secondary-genre: Japanese Movies
  • secondary-genre: Foreign Dramas
  • mood: Disturbing
  • mood: Dark
  • prop: Sword
  • prop: Bowl
  • setting: Castle
  • theme: Madness
  • theme: Family
  • theme: Guilt
  • actor: Eiko Miyoshi
  • actor: Isuzu Yamada
  • actor: Toshirô Mifune
  • director: Akira Kurosawa
  • producer: Akira Kurosawa
  • producer: Sojiro Motoki
  • cinematographer: Asakazu Nakai
  • composer: Masaru Satô
  • production-designer: Yoshirô Muraki
  • role-name: Lady Macbeth
  • role-name: Old Woman at castle
  • role-name: Taketoki Washizu
  • screenwriter: Ryuzo Kikushima
  • screenwriter: Shinobu Hashimoto
  • screenwriter: Hideo Oguni
  • screenwriter: Akira Kurosawa
  • screenwriter: William Shakespeare
  • year: 1957
  • studio: Criterion