Onibaba

Onibaba

(1964)

Original Title: 鬼婆

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Genres
Horror, Drama
Runtime
1h 45min

Cast

Jūkichi Uno
The Samurai
Someshô Matsumoto
Runaway Warrior
Kentarô Kaji
Runaway Warrior
Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi
Horse Riding Samurai
Hiroshi Tanaka
Horse Riding Samurai
Kanzô Uni
Horse Riding Samurai
Hosui Araya
Ushi's Follower
Michinori Yoshida
Samurai with Blood
Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi
Horse Riding Samurai A

Synopsis

While her son, Kichi, is away at war, a woman and her daughter-in-law survive by killing samurai who stray into their swamp, then selling whatever valuables they find. Both are devastated when they learn that Kichi has died, but his wife soon begins an affair with a neighbor who survived the war, Hachi. The mother disapproves and, when she can't steal Hachi for herself, tries to scare her daughter-in-law with a mysterious mask from a dead samurai.

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