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.
Length 183 minutes
Akiko Naraoka | Hideyo Amamoto | Isao Tamagawa | Yoshirô Aoki | Jun Tazaki | Akiji Kobayashi | Junkichi Orimoto | Kei Satō | Shigeru Kôyama | Seiji Miyaguchi | Noboru Nakaya | Ganjiro Nakamura | Haruko Sugimura | Osamu Takizawa | Kan'emon Nakamura | Michiko Nakahata | Aiko Nagayama | Noriko Mikura | Mitsuko Narita | Seiji Tabe | Michio Gina | Haruo Kaji | Teruhiko Shibata | Nobuaki Maeda | Taiji Kodama | Nobuo Aikawa | Kyôichi Satô | Yuri Satô | Yuriko Abe | Toshiro Yagi | Kirô Abe | Toshio Fukuhara | Hikaru Jinno | Toru Uchida | Gen'ya Nagai | Akio Miyabe | Ginzô Sekiguchi | Atsuo Nakamura | Kinji Omino | Kiyoshi Yamamoto | Yôsuke Kondô | Akira Tani | Mutsuhiko Tsurumaru | Masakazu Kuwayama | Makiko Kitashiro | Shin Tatsuoka | Shizue Natsukawa | Tokue Hanazawa | Masanori Tomotake | Ichirô Nakatani | Kazuo Kitamura | Kunie Tanaka | Eiko Muramatsu | Yoichi Hayashi | Tetsurō Tamba | Takashi Shimura | Katsuo Nakamura | Jun Hamamura | Torahiko Hamada | Akiko Nomura | Noriko Sengoku | Kin Sugai | Yuko Mochizuki | Keiko Kishi | Tatsuya Nakadai | Kiyoshi Nakano | Kenzô Tanaka | Otome Tsukimiya | Yoshiko Ieda | Fumie Kitahara | Kappei Matsumoto | Ranko Akagi | Kenjiro Ishiyama | Rentarô Mikuni | Misako Watanabe | Michiyo Aratama