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Throne of Blood

5/1/2016 / 1:30pm

110 minutes / Unrated but suitable for adults

Esteemed literary critic and Shakespeare expert Harold Bloom called this film "the most successful filmed version of Macbeth." Transporting the action to feudal Japan and influenced by the distinct visual styles of Japanese "Noh" theater, revered filmmaker Kurosawa presents a unique and timeless take on this story of ambition, war, and madness.

This film is presented as part of the Arts & Letters Film Series.

Location Information:
Levitt Auditorium

2016-05-01 13:30:00 2016-05-01 00:00:00 America/Chicago Throne of Blood 110 minutes / Unrated but suitable for adults Esteemed literary critic and Shakespeare expert Harold Bloom called this film "the most successful filmed version of Macbeth." Transporting the action to feudal Japan and influenced by the distinct visual styles of Japanese "Noh" theater, revered filmmaker Kurosawa presents a unique and timeless take on this story of ambition, war, and madness. This film is presented as part of the  Arts & Letters  Film Series . Levitt Auditorium

Throne of Blood, 1957
Akira Kurosawa, director

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