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The Mother Tree (1958)

Kaidan chibusa enoki (original title)
After apprenticing himself to a painter, a man decides that the painter's knowledge isn't enough--he wants his wife too. But as it turns out, the painter's death doesn't keep him from exacting revenge.

Director:

Gorô Kadono

Writers:

Enchô San'yûtei (novel), Torao Tanabe (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Akira Nakamura Akira Nakamura ... Shigenobu Hishikawa
Katsuko Wakasugi Katsuko Wakasugi ... Kise Hishikawa (as Kazuko Wakasugi)
Asao Matsumoto Asao Matsumoto ... Namihei Isogai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hiroshi Ayukawa Hiroshi Ayukawa ... Takeroku
Keiko Hasegawa Keiko Hasegawa ... Maid Ohana
Hiroshi Hayashi Hiroshi Hayashi ... Manservant
Kaoru Katsumata Kaoru Katsumata
Sôzaburô Kikuchi Sôzaburô Kikuchi
Yataro Kitagami Yataro Kitagami
Kyôji Kokonoe ... Tomoe-ya Shinbei
Baku Mizuhara Baku Mizuhara
Machiko Mizuhara Machiko Mizuhara
Takateru Ogino Takateru Ogino ... Shigenobu's Son
Mayumi Sugata Mayumi Sugata ... The Woman at Tea Shop
Sakutarô Yamakawa Sakutarô Yamakawa
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After apprenticing himself to a painter, a man decides that the painter's knowledge isn't enough--he wants his wife too. But as it turns out, the painter's death doesn't keep him from exacting revenge.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 July 1958 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost of Chibusa Enoki See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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