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Chin Shun-shin's "The Claws of the Divine Beast"
Chin Shun-shin's "The Claws of the Divine Beast"

CHIN SHUN-SHIN'S "THE CLAWS OF THE DIVINE BEAST"

Chin Shun-shin no 'Shinju no tsume'

Directed by Seijun Suzuki
Japan, 1980
TV Movie, Mystery

Synopsis

After two elderly men in Yokohama quarrel over a Yang dynasty artifact, one of the men turns up dead with mysterious claw marks across his face. A detective takes up the case, and uncovers secrets dating back to war crimes committed during Japan’s invasion of China in WWII.

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Synopsis

After two elderly men in Yokohama quarrel over a Yang dynasty artifact, one of the men turns up dead with mysterious claw marks across his face. A detective takes up the case, and uncovers secrets dating back to war crimes committed during Japan’s invasion of China in WWII.