Throne of Blood (BFI Film Classics) (Paperback)

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Kurosawa's Throne of Blood (1957) is widely regarded as the greatest film adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. This fascinating interpretation of the film explores how Kurosawa draws key philosophical and psychological arguments from Shakespeare, translates them into strong visual metaphors, and inflects them through the cultural history of Japan.

About the Author


Robert N. Watson is Associate Dean of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of English at UCLA, USA. He is the author of many award-winning books, including Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance and Shakespeare and the Hazards of Ambition.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781844576647
ISBN-10: 1844576647
Publisher: British Film Institute
Publication Date: August 6th, 2014
Pages: 94
Language: English
Series: BFI Film Classics

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