Kwaidan Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1286

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 22

Theatrical Release Date: 07/15/1965

Language: Japanese

Genre: Horror, Romance

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Masaki Kobayashi

Actors: Rentaro Mikuni, Katsuo Nakamura, Kanemon Nakamura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Keiko Kishi

Plot: Four Japanese tales revolving around the supernatural: A poor samurai disowns his wife in order to marry for money only to regret the decision and return home, but something has changed; a woodcutter is rescued from a snowstrom by an ice spirit who saves him on condition he never tell anyone about her - 10 years later he breaks the promise; a blind musician in a monastery is commissioned by a ghostly host to sing their ballad, but as his lifeforce is drained the monks rush to save him; finally, a writer recounts the story of man who keeps seeing a mysterious face in his cup of tea. -- Chris Kavan

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