35mm film, black and white
A Japanese fantasy film directed by Nobuo Nakagawa.
In feudal Japan, a crime boss conspires with a treacherous aristocrat to assassinate the province's shogun by crushing him with rocks hidden above a false ceiling. The ghost of the ceiling's builder helps a loyal samurai thwart the plot.
Director: Nobuo Nakagawa
Shintoho Company Ltd.
Producer: Katsuji Tsuda
Script: Hiromichi Takebe, Katsuyoshi Nakatsu
Novel: Tetsuji Godo
Director of Photography: Shintaro Kawasaki
Music: Sadao Bekku
Western Electric Sound System
Art Director: Haruyasu Kurosawa
Hiroshi Ogasawara (Ryutaro)
Akemi Tsukushi (Shino)
The Ceiling at Utsunomiya – Japanese DVD's English title
- Introduction to Japanese Horror Film by Colette Balmain p.54
- Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.239 – credits