Japanese film Onibaba directed by Kaneto Shind out on dvd

posted 25 Feb 2013, 03:19 by Julian Whiting

ImageONIBABA (15) 1964 JAPAN B/W SHINDO, KANETO  £19.99
Kaneto Shind directs this strange and violent Japanese folk tale, involving samurais, peasants, murder, passion, and revenge. In medieval Japan, a widow (Jitsuko Yoshimura) and her mother-in-law (Noboku Otowa) survive by murdering passing samurai soldiers who are exhausted by the war and selling their armour for rice. However, the arrival of Hachi (Kei Satô) threatens their cosy little arrangement…

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com