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Demon of Oe Mount (1960) Classic Japanese Fantasy
Demon of Oe Mount (1960) Classic Japanese Fantasy

Original Japanese title OOE-YAMA SHUTEN-DôJI [Shuten-doji of the Demon Temple]

director: Tokuzô Tanaka
starring: Kazuo Hasegawa Raizo Ichikaw Shintaro Katsu Kojiro Hongo Ganjiro Nakamura


This 10th Century fantasy actioner was directed by Tokuzo Tanaka, Akira Kurosawa's assistant director for RASHOMON among others. It's based on the novel by Matsutaro Kawaguchi which gives a new twist to the classic Japanese folklore. Veteran Kazuo Hasegawa is the Shuten Doji 'demon' living in a mountain fortress. Raizo Ichikawa (BAND OF ASSASSINS) is a Genji clan warrior who wants to eliminate the danger posed by the demon. And Shintaro Katsu (of ZATOICHI fame) costars as a samurai who slices the arm off a demon posing as a beautiful woman.



A Japanese film, with English subtitles; widescreen format 16:9,
uncut (114 minutes), extras include selected trailers.
DVD encoded for All Region NTSC World Format.



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