TORA NO O O FUMU OTOKOTACHI (1952)

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Alternative titles

  • TORA-NO-O Alternative
  • WALKERS ON THE TIGER'S TAIL Alternative
  • THEY WHO STEP ON THE TIGER'S TAIL Alternative
  • The MEN WHO TREAD ON THE TIGER'S TAIL Alternative

Synopsis

Drama based on a Medieval episode which forms the basis for both the Noh drama 'Ataka' and the Kabuki play 'Kanjincho'. Yoshitsune, one of Japan's most famous generals, is fleeing from his brother, Yoritomo. He and his retainers pose as itinerant Buddhist monks and, in order to convince the check-point commander, the general allows himself to be beaten by his retainer.

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