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Title Onibaba [videorecording] = Demon woman / Janus Films ; produced by Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Tamotsu Minato ; original screenplay by Kaneto Shindo ; directed by Kaneto Shindo.
鬼婆 [videorecording] = Demon woman / 近代映画協会作品 ; 製作絲屋寿雄, 能登節雄, 湊保 ; オリジナルシナリオ, 監督新藤兼人.
Publication [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono
video file
Call # DVD JPN
Series The Criterion collection ; 226
Criterion collection ; 226.
System Req DVD, widescreen.
Note In Japanese (mono) with optional English subtitles.
Videodisc release of the 1964 motion picture.
Special features included.
Cast Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Sato, Jukichi Uno, Taiji Tonoyama, Sensho Matsumoto, Kentaro Kaji, Hosui Araya.
Credits Cinematography, Kiyomi Kuroda ; editor, Toshio Enoki ; music, Hikaru Hayashi.
Summary An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Subject Samurai -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Japan -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Horror films.
Fiction films.
Addl. Author Shindō, Kaneto, 1912-2012.
新藤兼人, 1912-2012.
Itoya, Hisao.
絲屋寿雄.
Noto, Setsuo.
能登節雄.
Minato, Tamotsu.
湊保.
Otowa, Nobuko, 1924-1994.
乙羽信子, 1924-1994.
Yoshimura, Jitsuko, 1943-
Satō, Kei, 1928-2010.
佐藤慶, 1928-2010.
Uno, Jūkichi, 1914-1988.
宇野重吉, 1914-1988.
Tonoyama, Taiji, 1915-1989.
Matsumoto, Somesho.
Kaji, Kentaro.
Araya, Hosui.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Alt Title Demon woman
ISBN 0780027841 :
9780780027848 :
Standard # 037429185827

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