Kwaidan (1964)

Original Title: 怪談

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Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Runtime
3h 3min

Cast

Michiyo Aratama
First wife (segment "Kurokami")
Misako Watanabe
Second Wife (segment "Kurokami")
Rentarô Mikuni
Husband (segment "Kurokami")
Kenjiro Ishiyama
Father (segment "Kurokami")
Ranko Akagi
Mother (segment "Kurokami")
Fumie Kitahara
(segment "Kurokami")
Kappei Matsumoto
(segment "Kurokami")
Yoshiko Ieda
(segment "Kurokami")
Otome Tsukimiya
(segment "Kurokami")
Kenzô Tanaka
(segment "Kurokami")
Kiyoshi Nakano
(segment "Kurokami")
Tatsuya Nakadai
Mi nokichi (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Keiko Kishi
Yuki the Snow Maiden (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Yûko Mochizuki
Minokichi's mother (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Kin Sugai
Village woman (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Noriko Sengoku
Village woman (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Akiko Nomura
(segment "Yuki-Onna")
Torahiko Hamada
(segment "Yuki-Onna")
Jun Hamamura
(segment "Yuki-Onna")
Katsuo Nakamura
Hoichi (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Tetsurō Tamba
Warrior (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Takashi Shimura
Head priest (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yoichi Hayashi
Attendant (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Eiko Muramatsu
Kenreiinmon (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kunie Tanaka
Yasaku (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kazuo Kitamura
Taira no Tomomori (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Ichirô Nakatani
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Masanori Tomotake
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Tokue Hanazawa
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Shizue Natsukawa
Taira no Tokiko (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Shin Tatsuoka
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Makiko Kitashiro
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Masakazu Kuwayama
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Mutsuhiko Tsurumaru
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Akira Tani
Huntsman #2 (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yôsuke Kondô
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kiyoshi Yamamoto
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kinji Omino
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Atsuo Nakamura
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Ginzô Sekiguchi
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Kinzô Sekiguchi)
Akio Miyabe
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Gen'ya Nagai
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toru Uchida
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Tôru Uchida)
Hikaru Jinno
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toshio Fukuhara
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kirô Abe
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toshiro Yagi
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Toshirô Yagi)
Yuriko Abe
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yuri Satô
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kyôichi Satô
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Nobuo Aikawa
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Taiji Kodama
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Nobuaki Maeda
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Teruhiko Shibata
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Haruo Kaji
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Michio Gina
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Seiji Tabe
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Mitsuko Narita
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Noriko Mikura
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Aiko Nagayama
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Michiko Nakahata
(segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kan'emon Nakamura
Kannai - a Guard (segment "Chawan no naka")
Osamu Takizawa
Author / Narrator (segment "Chawan no naka")
Haruko Sugimura
Madame (segment "Chawan no naka")
Ganjiro Nakamura
Publisher (segment "Chawan no naka") (as Ganjirô Nakamura)
Noboru Nakaya
Shikibu Heinai (segment "Chawan no naka")
Seiji Miyaguchi
Old man (segment "Chawan no naka")
Kei Satō
Ghost samurai (segment "Chawan no naka")
Shigeru Kōyama
(segment "Chawan no naka")
Jun Tazaki
Kannai's Colleague #1 (segment "Chawan no naka")
Junkichi Orimoto
(segment "Chawan no naka")
Akiji Kobayashi
(segment "Chawan no naka")
Yoshirô Aoki
(segment "Chawan no naka")
Isao Tamagawa
(segment "Chawan no naka")
Hideyo Amamoto
(segment "Chawan no naka")

Synopsis

Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his rescue comes at a cost. Blind musician Hoichi is forced to perform for an audience of ghosts. An author relates the story of a samurai who sees another warrior's reflection in his teacup.

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