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Onibaba
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Nobuko Otowa

Nobuko Otowa

Kichi's Mother
Jitsuko Yoshimura

Jitsuko Yoshimura

Kichi's Wife
Kei Sato

Kei Sato

Hachi
Jûkichi Uno

Jûkichi Uno

Samurai General
Senshô Matsumoto

Senshô Matsumoto

Runaway Warrior A
Kentaro Kaji

Kentaro Kaji

Runaway Warrior B
Hosui Araya

Hosui Araya

Ushi's Follower


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Kaneto Shindô

Kaneto Shindô

written by


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A face that you could fall in love with...

4 years, 10 months ago at Jul 14 0:42
4 votes
''You want to see a face that you could fall in love with?''

During the Nanboku-chō period, a woman (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter-in-law (Jitsuko Yoshimura) live in a small hut in a susuki grass swamp.

Nobuko Otowa: Kichi's Mother

Onibaba (鬼婆, literally Demon Woman) (1964) is a Japanese horror film based on a Buddhist parable. Directed by Kaneto... read more
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Description: After being forcefully inducted as a soldier into war in 14th century Japan, his wife and mother remain living in a swamp. They eke out their living by ambushing worn-out warriors, killing them and selling their belongings to a greedy merchant. The woman comes to mistrust her daughter-in-law who has coupled up with a deserter, and beg ... (more)
Release date: 4 February 1965
UPC: 037429185827
Horror (14), Japan (12), 1964 (9), Japanese (9), 1960s (8), Samurai (7), Mask (6), War (5), Murder (5), Vengeance (4), Female Nudity (3), Violence (3), Medieval Times (3), B&w (3), Jidaigeki (3), Feudal Japan (3), Drama (3), Stealing From A Dead Body (3), Asian (3)
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