Onibaba Movie Review 1964

Information and Film Reviews for Onibaba the Movie

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A brutal parable about a mother and her daughter-in-law in war-ravaged medieval Japan who subsist by murdering stray soldiers and selling their armor. One soldier beds the daughter, setting the mother-in-law on a vengeful tirade. Review of the film varied widely, hailed by some as a masterpiece and by others as below average; in Japanese with subtitles.

Distribution

Tapeworm Video Distributors, 27833 Hopkins Ave., Unit 6, Valencia, CA 91355, Phone: (661)257-4904, Fax: (661)257-4820, Email: sales@tapeworm.com, URL: http://www.tapeworm.com

Available on VHS
Running time 103 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
In-Laws, Medieval Romps
Cast
Nobuko Otowa, Yitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Sato
Director
Kaneto Shindo
Producer
Kindai Eiga Kyokai

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