Jigoku (1960) Horror Movie Review
Horror movies Review
Shocking, outrageous, and poetic, Jigoku (Hell) is the most innovative creation from Nobuo Nakagawa, the father of the Japanese horror film. After a young theology student flees a hit-and-run accident, he is plagued by both his own guilt-ridden conscience and a mysterious, diabolical doppelganger. And in the gloriously gory final third of the film, Nakagawa offers up his vision of the underworld in a tour-de-force of torture and degradation. A striking departure from traditional Japanese ghost stories, Jigoku, with its truly eye-popping (and gouging) imagery, created aftershocks that are still reverberating in cinema around the world today.
Synopsis:A group of sinners involved in interconnected tales of murder, revenge, deceit and adultery all meet at the Gates of Hell.
About Jigoku (1960)
Starring: Hiroshi Hayashi, Takamitsu Watanabe, Kôichi Miya, Kanjûrô Arashi, Sakutarô Yamakawa, Rei Ishikawa, Hiroshi Shingûji, Hiroshi Izumida, Shigeru Amachi, Yôzô Takamura, Utako Mitsuya, Yûzô Harumi, Yôichi Numata, Katsuzô Kitamura, Eiichi Shinobu, Jun Ôtomo, Kazuki Nishi, Akiko Yamashita, Shinji Suzuki, Kiyoko Tsuji, Fumiko Miyata, Takashi Yamaguchi, Akira Nakamura, Akira Katô, Kimie Tokudaiji, Minoru Miyake, Akiko Ono, Tomohiko Ôtani, Tatsuhiro Oka
Runtime: 101 minutes
Director: Nobuo Nakagawa
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