Snake Woman’s Curse


Release Date: July 25, 2006


Price: $24.95

Synopsis

From Nobuo Nakagawa, the acclaimed director of Jigoku and the father of the Japanese horror film, comes a chilling tale of revenge from beyond the grave, fully uncut and newly remastered. Never before released on video in the U.S., this sumptuous tale of a calamity of snakes is sure to satisfy fans of classic Japanese cinema and horror tales alike.
Chobei, the wealthy landlord of a rural village, incurs a ghostly wrath after he causes the death of a poor farmer living on his land. One day, after forcing the man s wife and beautiful daughter to work as servants in his household, he kills a snake that the farmer s wife had tried to protect, and finds himself slowly going mad, glimpsing rotting corpses and deathly spirits all around him. Even his son Takeo cannot escape, and begins to notice that his new bride has certain peculiar characteristics like scales and green skin! Can Chobei set things right before the spirits of the dead come to claim him and fulfill the promise of the Snake Woman s Curse

SPECIAL FEATURES:

• New, fully restored anamorphic widescreen transfer mastered in high-definition from Toei’s original vault elements
• Japanese language with newly-translated, removable English subtitles
• Audio commentary by Japanese film scholar Jonathan M. Hall
• Original Japanese theatrical trailer
• Nobuo Nakagawa poster gallery and biography
• Liner notes by Japanese film scholar Alexander Jacoby
• Reversible cover with original Japanese poster artwork


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