Oshare and six of her classmates stay at her aunt's house for summer vacation, encountering nightmarish visions as they disappear, one by one.
1 videodisc (88 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital monaural
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not Rated.
Special features: "Constructing a house," a new video piece featuring interviews with director Nobuhiko Obayashi, story scenarist and daughter of the director Chigumi Obayashi, and screenwriter Chiho Katsura; "Emotion," a 1966 experimental film by Obayashi; new video appreciation by director Ti West (House of the Devil); theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; essay by film critic Chuck Stephens.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Oba, Ai Matsubara, Mieko Sato, Eriko Tanaka, Masayo Miyako.
DVD ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital monaural.
For private home use only.
In Japanese with English subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 539
Criterion collection ; 539 [DVD].
Subjects:Death -- Fiction.
Haunted houses -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Other Authors:Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Ikegami, Kimiko, 1959- actor.
Jinbo, Miki, 1960- actor.
Katsura, Chiho, 1930-2020 screenwriter.
Ōba, Kumiko, 1960- actor.
Ōbayashi, Nobuhiko, 1938- film director.