Noroi no yakata: Chi o suu me (1971)

Japan, 1971
82m
35mm film, colour, 2.35:1
mono, Japanese

A Japanese horror film directed by Michio Yamamoto.

Plot Summary

The murders of several women at a lakeside resort could be the work of a vampire.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Michio Yamamoto
Toho Co. Ltd.
Produced by: Fumio Tanaka
Written by: Ei Ogawa, Masaru Takesue
Director of Photography: Rokurô Nishigaki
Editor: Hisashi Kondo
Music by: Riichirô Manabe
Sound Recordist: Shin Watarai
Director of Special Effects: Teruyoshi Nakano
Production Designer: Shigekazu Ikuno

Cast
Midori Fujita (Akiko Kashiwagi)
Chôei Takahashi (Dr Takashi Saeki)
Sanae Emi (Natsuko Kashiwagi)
Shin Kishida (vampire)
Tadao Futami (truck driver)
Mika Katsuragi (farmer’s daughter)
Setsuko Kawaguchi (Nurse Kondô)
Tatsuo Matsushita (professor)
Haruo Suzuki (hospital guard)
Fusako Tachibana (dead body)
Kaku Takashina (Kyûsaku)
Michiyo Yamazoe (young Akiko Kashiwagi)
Yasuzô Ogawa, Wataru Ômae (anglers)
Hideji Ôtaki (old man)

Alternative Titles

Bloodsucking Eyes
Bloodthirsty Eyes
Dracula’s Lust for Blood – USA (advertising)
O Drakoulas tou Fujiyama – Greece
Japula
Jezioro wampirów – Poland
Le lac de Dracula – France
O Lago de Drácula – Brazil
Lake of Death
Lake of Dracula – English language title
I limni tou vrykolaka – Greece (DVD)
Il sangue di Dracula – Italy

See also
Chi o suu bara (1974)
Yûrei yashiki no kyôfu: Chi wo sû ningyô (1970)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinefantastique vol.3 no.2 (Spring 1974) p.31 – review
  • Sight & Sound vol.28 no.7 (July 2018) p.84 – illustrated review (Home Cinema: New Releases by Anne Billson)
  • UniJapan Film Quarterly vol.14 no.4 (1971) p.12 – review

Books

  • Cinematic Vampires by John L. Flynn pp.161-162
  • Dracula in Visual Media: Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010 by John Edgar Browning and Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart pp.135-136
  • The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films by Salvador Murguia (ed.) pp.26-29 – credits, review (by Jim Harper)
  • Horrorshows: The A-Z of Horror in Film, TV, Radio and Theatre by Gene Wright p.186 – credits, review
  • Unsung Horrors by Eric McNaughton & Darrell Buxton (eds) pp.30-31 – illustrated review (by Kevin Lyons)
  • Vampire Films of the 1970s: Dracula to Blacula and Every Fang Between by Gary A. Smith pp.86-87; 213 – illustrated review; credits