Director Goro Kadono
Screenplay Torao Tanabe
Story by Sanyutei Encho
|Release date July 13, 1958|
Writer Encho Sanyutei (novel), Torao Tanabe (screenplay)
Cast Akira Nakamura (Shigenobu Hishikawa), Katsuko Wakasugi (Kise Hishikawa), Asao Matsumoto (Namihei Isogai), Hiroshi Ayukawa (Takeroku)
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Ghost of Chibusa Enoki (怪談乳房榎, Kaidan chibusa enoki), aka The Mother Tree, is a 1958 black-and-white, full screen Japanese film directed by Goro Katano. It is Japanese horror film (J-Horror). The film was not dubbed in English or shown in the US.
A painter leaves his family to paint the homes of his rich clients. A lonely, ruthless samurai falls in love with the painter's wife and rapes her. He later murders the painter and his servants. From the afterlife, the painter's ghost seeks revenge on the samurai, and saves his wife and newborn child.
ReferencesGhost of Chibusa Enoki Wikipedia
Ghost of Chibusa Enoki IMDb Ghost of Chibusa Enoki themoviedb.org