The Demon “Onibaba” (1964) – Kaneto Shindo

DFNY #5

鬼婆 (Onibaba)
新藤 兼人 (Shindō Kaneto)

Inspired by the Shin Buddhist parable of yome-odoshi-no men (嫁おどしの面) (bride-scaring mask) or niku-zuki-no-men (肉付きの面) (mask with flesh attached)
Poor woman and daughter-in-law in 14th century Japan kill Samurai & sell their armor in erotic horror thriller 4/5*

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