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Kaidan (1964)
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06.06.09

Kaidan (1964) "Black Hair": In ancient Kyoto, a samurai decides to leave his poor but beloved wife and become rich marrying a wealthy wife. He misses his loved wife, and years later, when he returns to her, he finds a surprise waiting for him. "The Woman in the Snow": And old and a young woodman are surprised by a snow storm, and the younger is saved by the spirit of a snow woman. He promises never telling what happened with him. years later, he breaks his promise, telling the secret to his wife. "Hoichi the Earless": The blind Hoichi lives in a temple and magnificently plays his biwa and tells the sea battle of Dan-No-Ura between the clans of Genji and Heike. One night he is invited to perform his skills to a rich family and their guests in their house. "In a Cup of Tea": a samurai drinks water in a cup of tea, and he sees the soul of a former samurai. Later, he is haunted by the spirit.

Also Known As:
Kwaidan

Title: Kaidan
Release Date: July 15, 1965
Runtime: 183 mins
Genre: Fantasy
All Genres: Fantasy, Horror
Languages: Japanese
Country: Japan
Colors: Color
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 8.0
Brimstone Pit Rating: 9 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With K

MPAA Rating: 18

Director(s):
Masaki Kobayashi

Cast:
Michiyo Aratama ...First wife (segment Kurokami)
Misako Watanabe ...Second Wife (segment Kurokami)
Rentaro Mikuni ...Husband (segment Kurokami)
Kenjiro Ishiyama ...Father (segment Kurokami) (as Kenjiro Ishiyama)
Ranko Akagi ...Mother (segment Kurokami)
Fumie Kitahara ...(segment Kurokami)
Kappei Matsumoto ...(segment Kurokami)
yoshiko Ieda ...(segment Kurokami)
Otome Tsukimiya ...(segment Kurokami)
Kenzo Tanaka ...(segment Kurokami) (as Kenzo Tanaka)
Kiyoshi Nakano ...(segment Kurokami)
Tatsuya Nakadai ...Mi nokichi (segment yuki-Onna)
Keiko Kishi ...yuki the Snow Maiden (segment yuki-Onna)
yuko Mochizuki ...Minokichi's mother (segment yuki-Onna)
Kin Sugai ...Village woman (segment yuki-Onna)
Noriko Sengoku ...Village woman (segment yuki-Onna)
Akiko Nomura ...(segment yuki-Onna)
Torahiko Hamada ...(segment yuki-Onna)
Jun Hamamura ...(segment yuki-Onna)
Katsuo Nakamura ...Hoichi (segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Tetsuro Tanba ...Warrior (segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Takashi Shimura ......
yoichi Hayashi ...Attendant (segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Eiko Muramatsu ......
Kunie Tanaka ...yasaku (segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Kazuo Kitamura ...Taira no Tomomori (segment Miminashi Hoichi no...
Ichiro Nakatani ...(segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Masanori Tomotake ...(segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Tokue Hanazawa ...(segment Miminashi Hoichi no hanashi)
Shizue Natsukawa ...Taira no Tokiko (segment Miminashi Hoichi no...

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Producer(s):
Shigeru Wakatsuki

Writer(s):
yoko Mizuki
Lafcadio Hearn

Composer(s):
Toru Takemitsu




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Keywords:
Snow, Tea, Samurai, Promise, Spirit  ...[more]


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