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Ratings & Reviews

  1. lesminho's rating of the film Onibaba

  2. Jenny Coldpussy's rating of the film Onibaba

    There's something about repressed women being haunted by mystical creatures, that gives horror films a timeless and cult-like appeal (The Witch, The Innocents, Carnival of Souls, among others). But this one has something else. It sort of demystifies evil, and the intensity of the music and the imagery seem to be celebrating life, as sinful as it may be.

  3. Miguel Plante's rating of the film Onibaba

    Le conte d'horreur de Kaneto Shindô prend toute sa force par sa simplicité et son exécution bien ingénieuse. En temps de guerre Samouraï, une mère et sa belle fille, liées par un soldat parti au champ de bataille, sont confrontées à leurs désirs lorsqu'elles apprennent la mort de celui-ci. L'intrigue, mêlant désir, jalousie et interdits, utilise un symbolisme simple, mais puissant; lent, mais efficace.

  4. Augustusir's rating of the film Onibaba

    *4.5 Wow...Onibaba has a great plot, along with superb cinematography and lighting. The tension had me entranced in this film. Recommend watching. (and from 1964!)

  5. Jdsarmientoburgos's rating of the film Onibaba

    Onibaba’s literal translation is Demon Hag. It transcends the horror genre, set in medieval Japan about two women who live by killing injured/lost Samurais and stealing their valuables. Until they come across one with a demonic mask. A dark, carnal beauty that is all about poetic justice and karma being a witch.

  6. kinotopia's rating of the film Onibaba

    upper crust of second tier pinkish Kurosawa ripoffs.

  7. João Rocha's rating of the film Onibaba

    THIS WAS MADE IN 64! Cinematography and lightning masterpiece, with a dense, mystic and horrific story. The finish, well, is just amazing, because you never know how the fate of this 2 women will end...

  8. ginobartolomi's rating of the film Onibaba

    Have you ever seen anything as beautiful as that tall grass blowing in the wind? No, you haven't.

  9. Luca Soldati's rating of the film Onibaba

    Ambientazione affascinante, mostrata attraverso le vite dei personaggi, i quali, disperati, per sopravvivere compiono ogni tipo di crudeltà. Il tono viene gestito molto bene, attraverso bellissime inquadrature. Parte finale ottima, con una chiusura un po' brusca, ma dal forte impatto.La regia crea un'ambientazione aliena, fuori dal tempo, ma figlia delle insensate guerre giapponesi.Personaggi caratterizzati benissimo

  10. dave gunn's rating of the film Onibaba

    Haunting. What is accomplished with lighting and an intense score is unbelievable.

  11. FISCHER's rating of the film Onibaba

    Film d'une rare cruauté et d'un érotisme torride...

  12. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Onibaba

  13. Aardsy's rating of the film Onibaba

    Just a typical Thanksgiving for my family!

  14. Jeremiah Johnson's rating of the film Onibaba

    YOOOOOO!!!! This was insane. Black and White / Cinemascope - how did they frame such beautiful closeups in scope? The music blew me away - loud taiko drums!!! Watched a beautiful 35mm print which made it ten fold better.

  15. Il secondo maestro del revolver's rating of the film Onibaba

  16. Christopher M. Jones's rating of the film Onibaba

    I feel like there's some commentary here about how westernization was rapidly disconnecting the youth from their elders during the 1960s in Japan. mostly though it's just primordial and evil as hell

  17. Fabio Osvaldo Carta's rating of the film Onibaba

  18. teresa romã's rating of the film Onibaba

    Probably the most hauntingly beautiful film ever.

  19. chaotic femme's rating of the film Onibaba

    This is far from being a horror film in the modern sense, more of a psychological thriller, with the true 'horror' being in the behaviour of the characters.

  20. bagno's rating of the film Onibaba

  21. lina maj's rating of the film Onibaba

  22. Kevin Costner's rating of the film Onibaba

  23. James Mackin's rating of the film Onibaba

    This is a fantastic melodrama about old people becoming dependent on their younger relatives, and then the guy with the mask walks in, and everything changes.

  24. Gonçalo Rosas's rating of the film Onibaba

    8 - Picturesque horror parable of greed, lust, and the depths one may be forced to prowl to ensure one's survival; punctually laced with potent psychedelia. Also one of the best mood-pieces I have ever seen, managing to put many a well-regarded film noir to shame in that respect.

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