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Writhing Tongue

Furueru Shita

Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura
Japan, 1980
Drama, Horror


Masako, a five-year-old girl living, gets a scratch on her finger. After that, she suffered horrible spasms. The doctor checks on her and arrives at the conclusion that she has tetanus. Her parents have to to bear the sufferings of their child. The once peaceful family has changed completely.

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Writhing Tongue Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1981 | Winner: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1981 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor

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