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Village of the 8 Tombs


Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1996


400 hundred years ago the inhabitants of the village of Yatsuhaka murdered 8 samurai rebels, whom they were actually helping to hide away, afraid of what the Shogunate would do to them. Before dying one the samurai puts a curse on the village.

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Village of the 8 Tombs Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1997 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor

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