|Cruel Ghost Legend|
Kaidan zankoku monogatari
Directed by: Kazuo Hase
Cast: Saeda Kawaguchi
Kazuo Hase's Curse of the Blood aka Cruel Ghost Legend (Kaidan zankoku monogatari, Shochiku, 1968) is a tale of ghostly revenge. A samurai (Mutsuhiro Toura) slays a blind masseur (Nobuo Kaneko) when asked to return money loaned.
Afterward, the samurai's sons & the blind masseur's daughters become entwined in a convoluted plot regarding the blood-curse which leads to numerous bloody deaths, incest, a ghostly manifestation, & ultimately suicide.
VHS Tape Quality
1968 - Color - Fullscreen 88 Min.
Japanese with English Subtitles