The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)

Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Costume Adventure, Samurai Film  |   Run Time - 59 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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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