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Akira Kurosawa Movie Corner

They Who Step on the Tiger's Tail
fourth movie

Akira Kurosawa poster 4
Completion: 1945 
Released Date: 24 April 1952 
Running Time: 58 minutes 
Color: Black and White 
Screen Format: Standard 

This distinctive film, based on the 
traditional kabuki play, "Kanjincho," is 
Kurosawa's fourth film and was created 
to have the atmosphere of a musical. 
The film transforms the episode of 
Yoshitsune Minarnoto trying to pass 
through a checkpoint. Kenichi Enomoto, 
who plays Gounki, a character not in 
the original work, achieves a splendid 
performance. This film, produced in 
1945, was finally screened in 1952, 
seven years afterwards because the 
subject of loyalty emphasized in this 
film was seen as advocating the 
feudalistic ideas of prewar Japan. 

Go to another Akira Kurosawa movie

1. Judo Saga
2. The Most Beautiful
3. Judo Saga II
4. They Who Step on the Tiger's Tail
5. No Regrets for Our Youth
6. One Wonderful Sunday
7. Drunken Angel
8. The Quiet Duel
9. Stray Dog
10. Scandal
11. Rashomon
12. The Idiot
13. To Live
14. Seven Samurai
15. I Live in Fear
16. Throne of Blood
17. The Lower Depths
18. The Hidden Fortress
19. Bad Man Sleep Well
20. Yojinbo
21. Sanjuro
22. High and Low
23. Red Beard
24. Dodesukaden
25. Dersu Uzala
26. Kagemusha
27. Ran
28. Dreams
29. Rhapsody in August
30. Madadayo
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