The Ghost Story of Oiwa's Spirit (1961)

Director
Tai Katô

Main cast
Tomisaburô Wakayama; Yoshiko Fujishiro; Sentarô Fushimi; Jûshirô Konoe; Yumiko Mihara

Genres
Horror

Description
Yotsuya Kaidan, the story of Oiwa and Tamiya Iemon, is a tale of betrayal, murder and ghostly revenge. Arguably the most famous Japanese ghost story of all time, it has been adapted for film over 30 times, and continues to be an influence on Japanese horror today.Written in 1825 by Tsuruya Nanboku IV as a kabuki play, the original title was T?kaid? Yotsuya Kaidan.


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