Oshie to tabisuru otoko (1994)

Japan, 1992
Japanese

A Japanese horror film directed by Kawashima Tooru.

Plot Summary

An old man becomes obsessed with the beautiful young woman he spies on through binoculars from his apartment. He eventually finds a way to capture her “essence” by skinning her and trapping her soul in a tapestry.

Credits

Crew
Director: Kawashima Tooru
Script: Kawashima Tooru, Satsukawa Akio
Novel: Oshie-to Tabisuru Otoko by Edogawa Ranpo
Director of Photography: Machida Hiroshi
Music: Ueno Kouji

Cast
Hamamura Jun
Washio Isako
Fujita Tetsuya
Amamoto Hideyo
Ameya Norimizu
Tatara Jun
Masutomi Nobutaka
Yamazaki Hako
Ise Kaito
Masuda Yoshio
Gotou Kazuo

References

Books
Japanese Cinema Encyclopedia: The Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Films by Thomas Weisser and Yuko Mihara Weisser p.169 – credits, review