For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
4.2
1,777 Ratings

Onibaba

鬼婆

Directed by Kaneto Shindô
Japan, 1964
Drama, Horror

Synopsis

Deep within the windswept marshes of war-torn medieval Japan, an impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. Forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, they dump the corpses down a deep, dark hole and live off of their meager spoils.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Onibaba Directed by Kaneto Shindô

What are people saying?