Rank: 78/100 in Top Movie 1960s – Kwaidan: Bizarre, unearthly, terrifying— a nation’s legend, an author’s imagination, a director’s creation manifest in the superlative— Kwaidan
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Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning “ghost story,” this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his rescue comes at a cost. Blind musician Hoichi is forced to perform for an audience of ghosts. An author relates the story of a samurai who sees another warrior’s reflection in his teacup.

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  • Original Title: 怪談
  • Original Language: ja
  • Release Date: 1964-12-29
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie 1960s
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie, Fantasy Movie, Horror Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1964
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Bungei, Toho Company, Ltd., Ninjin Club, Toyo Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Production Countries: Japan
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 183 minutes
  • Director: Masaki Kobayashi
  • Actors: Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Rentarô Mikuni, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Ranko Akagi
  • YB100 views Counts: 76.00
  • YB100 Likes: 6.00
  • Popularity: 11.21
  • Vote Count: 151.00
  • Vote Average: 7.8

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