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Kwaidan

Kwaidan

Bizarre, unearthly, terrifying - a nation's legend, an author's imagination, a director's creation manifest in the superlative - KwaidanDec. 29, 1964Japan183 Min.Not Rated
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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.

Kwaidan
Original title 怪談
IMDb Rating 8 17,160 votes
TMDb Rating 7.8 252 votes

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Cast

Michiyo Aratama isFirst wife (segment
First wife (segment "Kurokami")
Misako Watanabe isSecond Wife (segment
Second Wife (segment "Kurokami")
Rentaro Mikuni isHusband (segment
Husband (segment "Kurokami")
Kenjirō Ishiyama isFather (segment
Father (segment "Kurokami")
Ranko Akagi isMother (segment
Mother (segment "Kurokami")
Fumie Kitahara is(segment
(segment "Kurokami") (uncredited)
Kappei Matsumoto is(segment
(segment "Kurokami") (uncredited)
Yoshiko Ieda is(segment
(segment "Kurokami") (uncredited)
Otome Tsukimiya is(segment
(segment "Kurokami") (uncredited)
Kenzô Tanaka is(segment
(segment "Kurokami") (uncredited)