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Onibaba (1964)

12 02/09/1965 (US) HorrorDrama 1h 45m

The most daring film import ever ... from Japan!


While her son, Kichi, is away at war, a woman and her daughter-in-law survive by killing samurai who stray into their swamp, then selling whatever valuables they find. Both are devastated when they learn that Kichi has died, but his wife soon begins an affair with a neighbor who survived the war, Hachi. The mother disapproves and, when she can't steal Hachi for herself, tries to scare her daughter-in-law with a mysterious mask from a dead samurai.

  1. Kaneto Shindō

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Nobuko Otowa

    Nobuko Otowa


  2. Jitsuko Yoshimura

    Jitsuko Yoshimura

    Young Woman

  3. Kei Satō

    Kei Satō


  4. Jūkichi Uno

    Jūkichi Uno

    The Samurai

  5. Taiji Tonoyama

    Taiji Tonoyama


  6. Someshō Matsumoto

    Runaway Warrior

  7. Kentarô Kaji

    Runaway Warrior

  8. Fudeko Tanaka

    Fudeko Tanaka

    Old Woman

  9. Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi

    Horse Riding Samurai

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Original Title 鬼婆

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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