Bake yanagi (1909)

Japan,
35mm film, black and white
silent

A Japanese short horror film.

Plot Summary

A “yanagi-baba”, or “willow witch” escapes from a 1,000 year old tree.

Credits

Crew
Yokota Shokai

Cast
Ryutaro Ichiza Matsudaira

Alternative Titles

Willow-Monster

References

Books

  • Carnal Curses, Disfigured Dreams: Japanese Horror & Bizarre Cinema 1898-1949 by Kagami Jigoku Kobayashi p.8 – credits, synopsis