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Kwaidan (1964) Poster

(1964)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Masaki Kobayashi

Writing Credits  

Yôko Mizuki ... (screenplay)
 
Lafcadio Hearn ... (novel) (as Yakumo Koizumi)

Cast (in credits order)  

Michiyo Aratama ... First wife (segment "Kurokami")
Misako Watanabe Misako Watanabe ... Second Wife (segment "Kurokami")
Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni ... Husband (segment "Kurokami")
Kenjirô Ishiyama Kenjirô Ishiyama ... Father (segment "Kurokami")
Ranko Akagi Ranko Akagi ... Mother (segment "Kurokami")
Fumie Kitahara Fumie Kitahara ... (segment "Kurokami")
Kappei Matsumoto Kappei Matsumoto ... (segment "Kurokami")
Yoshiko Ieda Yoshiko Ieda ... (segment "Kurokami")
Otome Tsukimiya Otome Tsukimiya ... (segment "Kurokami")
Kenzô Tanaka Kenzô Tanaka ... (segment "Kurokami")
Kiyoshi Nakano Kiyoshi Nakano ... (segment "Kurokami")
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Mi nokichi (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Keiko Kishi Keiko Kishi ... Yuki the Snow Maiden (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Yûko Mochizuki Yûko Mochizuki ... Minokichi's mother (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Kin Sugai Kin Sugai ... Village woman (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Noriko Sengoku Noriko Sengoku ... Village woman (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Akiko Nomura Akiko Nomura ... (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Torahiko Hamada Torahiko Hamada ... (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Jun Hamamura Jun Hamamura ... (segment "Yuki-Onna")
Katsuo Nakamura ... Hoichi (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Tetsurô Tanba ... Warrior (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Takashi Shimura ... Head priest (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yoichi Hayashi Yoichi Hayashi ... Attendant (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Eiko Muramatsu Eiko Muramatsu ... Kenreiinmon (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kunie Tanaka ... Yasaku (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kazuo Kitamura Kazuo Kitamura ... Taira no Tomomori (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Ichirô Nakatani ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Masanori Tomotake Masanori Tomotake ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Tokue Hanazawa Tokue Hanazawa ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Shizue Natsukawa Shizue Natsukawa ... Taira no Tokiko (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Shin Tatsuoka Shin Tatsuoka ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Susumu Tatsuoka)
Makiko Kitashiro Makiko Kitashiro ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Masakazu Kuwayama Masakazu Kuwayama ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Mutsuhiko Tsurumaru Mutsuhiko Tsurumaru ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Akira Tani Akira Tani ... Huntsman #2 (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yôsuke Kondô Yôsuke Kondô ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kiyoshi Yamamoto Kiyoshi Yamamoto ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kinji Omino Kinji Omino ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Atsuo Nakamura Atsuo Nakamura ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Ginzô Sekiguchi Ginzô Sekiguchi ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Kinzô Sekiguchi)
Akio Miyabe Akio Miyabe ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Gen'ya Nagai Gen'ya Nagai ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toru Uchida Toru Uchida ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Tôru Uchida)
Hikaru Jinno Hikaru Jinno ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toshio Fukuhara Toshio Fukuhara ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kirô Abe Kirô Abe ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Toshiro Yagi Toshiro Yagi ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") (as Toshirô Yagi)
Yuriko Abe Yuriko Abe ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Yuri Satô Yuri Satô ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kyôichi Satô Kyôichi Satô ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Nobuo Aikawa Nobuo Aikawa ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Taiji Kodama Taiji Kodama ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Nobuaki Maeda Nobuaki Maeda ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Teruhiko Shibata Teruhiko Shibata ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Haruo Kaji Haruo Kaji ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Michio Gina Michio Gina ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Seiji Tabe Seiji Tabe ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Mitsuko Narita Mitsuko Narita ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Noriko Mikura Noriko Mikura ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Aiko Nagayama Aiko Nagayama ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Michiko Nakahata Michiko Nakahata ... (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
Kan'emon Nakamura Kan'emon Nakamura ... Kannai - a Guard (segment "Chawan no naka")
Osamu Takizawa Osamu Takizawa ... Author / Narrator (segment "Chawan no naka")
Haruko Sugimura ... Madame (segment "Chawan no naka")
Ganjirô Nakamura Ganjirô Nakamura ... Publisher (segment "Chawan no naka")
Noboru Nakaya Noboru Nakaya ... Shikibu Heinai (segment "Chawan no naka")
Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi ... Old man (segment "Chawan no naka")
Kei Satô Kei Satô ... Ghost samurai (segment "Chawan no naka")
Shigeru Kôyama Shigeru Kôyama ... (segment "Chawan no naka")
Jun Tazaki Jun Tazaki ... Kannai's Colleague #1 (segment "Chawan no naka")
Junkichi Orimoto Junkichi Orimoto ... (segment "Chawan no naka")
Akiji Kobayashi ... (segment "Chawan no naka")
Yoshirô Aoki Yoshirô Aoki ... (segment "Chawan no naka")
Isao Tamagawa Isao Tamagawa ... (segment "Chawan no naka")
Hideyo Amamoto ... (segment "Chawan no naka")

Produced by 

Takeshi Aikawa ... assistant producer
Satoshi Kohinata ... assistant producer
Minoru Tabata ... assistant producer
Yoshishige Uchiyama ... associate producer
Shigeru Wakatsuki ... producer

Music by 

Tôru Takemitsu

Cinematography by 

Yoshio Miyajima

Film Editing by 

Hisashi Sagara

Art Direction by 

Shigemasa Toda

Set Decoration by 

Dai Arakawa

Costume Design by 

Masahiro Katô

Makeup Department 

Ayako Sakurai ... hair stylist
Shigeru Takagi ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Kazuo Kuwahara ... production supervisor
Michiyoshi Takashima ... executive in charge of production
Yôichi Ukita ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gô Yoshida ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Kiyoharu Matsuno ... set designer
Masayoshi Nakamura ... Tannoura battle paintings
Makoto Nishida ... background artist
Naotake Satsumoto ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Kuniharu Akiyama ... sound designer
Hideo Nishizaki ... sound
Shigenosuke Okuyama ... sound designer
Masaharu Shioda ... sound recordist
Akira Suzuki ... sound designer
Tôru Takemitsu ... sound designer
Kazutoshi Yagihashi ... sound recordist

Stunts 

Tatsuo Hotta ... martial arts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Akira Aomatsu ... gaffer
Toshiyuki Isobe ... assistant camera
Shôjirô Kamohara ... second assistant camera
Yasuhiro Yoshioka ... still photographer
Susumu Ôishi ... assistant photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Yoshio Ueno ... costume researcher

Editorial Department 

Michio Midorikawa ... color consultant
Shigeyuki Sekine ... colorist
Junichirô Ôsaka ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Kinji Tsuruda ... musician: biwa

Other crew 

Kiyoshi Awazu ... title designer
Tadanosuke Sumida ... researcher
Sofu Teshigahara ... titles
Kazuya Uchida ... publicity producer
Eiko Yoshida ... continuity

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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