Adachigahara Ubagaike yurai (1915)

Japan,
35mm film, black and white
silent

A Japanese horror film.

Plot Summary

An old woman, a cannibal witch, murders travellers and her daughter, desperate to stop her, disguises herself as a man. The old woman kills the “man” but when she realises her mistake, throws herself into a lake still clutching her daughter's mutilated body.

Credits

Crew
Nikkatsu

Cast
Onoe Matsunosuke

References

Books

  • Carnal Curses, Disfigured Dreams: Japanese Horror & Bizarre Cinema 1898-1949 by Kagami Jigoku Kobayashi p.24