Shin Momotarô (1909b)

Japan,
35mm film, black and white
silent

A Japanese short horror film directed by Shisetsu Iwatô.

Plot Summary

Momotarô is conceived when his ageing parents eat a magic peach and are rejuvenated for one night of passion. He becomes a great hero of the Japanese people, slaying demons on his travels.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Shisetsu Iwatô
M Pate

Cast
Sagoromo Kurishima
Sumiko Kurishima
Ôson Taguchi

Alternative Titles

New Story of Momotarô

References

Books

Carnal Curses, Disfigured Dreams: Japanese Horror & Bizarre Cinema 1898-1949 by Kagami Jigoku Kobayashi p.9 – credits, synopsis