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3.9
60 Ratings

The Demon

Kichiku

Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura
Japan, 1978
Drama

Synopsis

When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi – and his very surprised and angry wife Oume – and disappears.

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The Demon Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1979 | Winner: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1979 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1979 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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