The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Costume Adventure, Samurai Film | Run Time - 59 min. | Countries - Japan | MPAA Rating - NR
Akira Kurosawa's adaptation of a Kabuki tale about a fugitive general's journey in the company of loyal retainers. Denjiro Okochi, Susumu Fujita. Kamei: Masayuki Mori. Kataoka: Takashi Shimura. Ise: Aritake Kono. A.k.a. "They Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail."
class [social], government, oppression, against-all-odds, behind-enemy-lines, brother, captive, captor, class-consciousness, control, escape, friendship, on-the-run, one-against-odds, power, prison, rival, servant, shogun, sibling, smuggling, struggle