A Japanese Macbeth
The story of Macbeth is retold in a dramatic Japanese setting.
In Japan's Era of the Warring States, the samurai Makoto encounters three witches on the desolate Yasugatake Highlands. The witches make a startling prophecy about Makoto's future, predicting he will become the Daimyo, or King, of his clan. Makoto dismisses the prophecies until they start coming true. Then Makoto and his wife Akiko, possessed by the vaunting ambition to see Makoto named Daimyo, get entangled in a web of treachery, deceit, and murder.
The Japanese reprise of the Macbeth story will hold many surprises and twists driven by samurai culture. An exciting version of a timeless story.