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23 Ratings

The Devil's Ballad

Akuma no temari-uta

Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1977
Drama, Mystery


Several young girls in an isolated village are killed successively. Later it is found that the murderer seems to kill them according to a Bouncing Ball Ballad, gradually shown in the film.

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The Devil's Ballad Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1978 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress

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