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DEMON POND

原題
夜叉ヶ池
Original Title
Yashagaike (夜叉ヶ池)
Production Year
1979
Release Date
Oct 20, 1979
Running Time
124min.
Genre
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Color
Color
Director
Cast
Tamasaburo Bando 坂東玉三郎 (Top Kabuki actor, Tenshu Monogatari)
Go Kato 加藤剛 (The Castle of Sand, BANDITS VS. SAMURAI SQUADRON )

After 40 years, “DEMON POND” (1979) comes back to life by digitally remastered in 4K with the support of Masahiro Shinoda and Tamasaburo Bando.

Introduction
“DEMON POND” is a story about with world of fantasy and legend written by Kyoka Izumi. Directed by master, Masahiro Shinoda and the lead played by Tamasaburo Bando who is the leading Kabuki actor in Japan combining traditional performing arts and film making.
Synopsis
“DEMON POND” the pond in Echizen (Fukui prefecture), surrounded by the mountains of Mikuni Pass. A Dragon Bod is sealed in the pond, unless the bell near the pond is rung three times everyday, the Dragon GOd will go on a wild rampage and the village will suffer a great flood. The man and wife who tended the bell lived peacefully and happily...but their peaceful life suddenly came to an end as the world of fantasy and mystery develops.