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The Ghost Story of Oiwa's Spirit (1961)

Kaidan Oiwa no borei (original title)
Tamiya, an egomaniacal samurai, determines to reunite with his wife Oiwa, who's left him after a murder scandal. When her sister Osode is tricked into prostitution by a masseuse, Tamiya is ... See full summary »

Director:

Tai Katô

Writers:

Tai Katô, Nanboku Tsuruya (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yoshiko Fujishiro Yoshiko Fujishiro ... Oiwa
Sentarô Fushimi Sentarô Fushimi ... Yomoshichi
Jûshirô Konoe Jûshirô Konoe ... Naosuke
Yumiko Mihara Yumiko Mihara
Kikugorô Onoe Kikugorô Onoe ... (as Kikunosuke Onoe)
Hiroko Sakuramachi Hiroko Sakuramachi ... Osode
Thosho Sawamura Thosho Sawamura
Tomisaburô Wakayama ... Tamiya Iemon
Atsushi Watanabe Atsushi Watanabe
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Tamiya, an egomaniacal samurai, determines to reunite with his wife Oiwa, who's left him after a murder scandal. When her sister Osode is tricked into prostitution by a masseuse, Tamiya is joined by his friend Naosuke in turning the situation into a plot to win back Oiwa, which complicates as a new girl enters the picture. Tamiya's scheming injustices backfire in the form of an onryo, a vengeance-seeking ghost, and yet the movie's horror is entirely of human contrivance. Based on the famous Japanese Kabuki play Tokaido Yotsuya Kaidan, written by Tsuruya Nanboku IV in 1825. Written by MichelleYeohFan

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 September 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Toei Company See more »
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