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Kuroneko

Yabu no naka no kuroneko

Directed by Kaneto Shindô
Japan, 1968
Fantasy, Horror

Synopsis

In this magnificently eerie and romantic film — loosely based on the Japanese folktale The Cat’s Return — a mother and daughter-in-law (Nobuko Otowa & Kiwako Taichi) are raped and murdered by pillagers, but return from the dead as vampiric cat spirits intent on revenge.

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Kuroneko Directed by Kaneto Shindô

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