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Nobuko Otowa Nobuko Otowa
Kichi's Mother
Jitsuko Yoshimura Jitsuko Yoshimura
Kichi's Wife
Kei Sato Kei Sato
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Senshô Matsumoto Senshô Matsumoto
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A face that you could fall in love with...

8 years ago at Jul 14 0:42
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''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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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 begins to wear a facial mask she has taken from a slain samurai. Soon the mask will not come off again. In this disguise she is at first taken for a demon by her daughter.
Release date: 4 February 1965
UPC: 037429185827
Tags: Horror (14), Japan (14), 1964 (10), Japanese (9), 1960s (8), Samurai (7), Mask (6), War (5), Murder (5), Drama (4), Vengeance (4), Asian (3), Female Nudity (3), Violence (3), Medieval Times (3), B&w (3), Jidaigeki (3), Feudal Japan (3), Stealing From A Dead Body (3)
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