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The Demon Comes in Spring (1989)

Haru kuru oni (original title)
Island villagers find a young woman and young man swept ashore near their remote village in northeastern Japan. The two have tried to escape the girl's enforced marriage to another man, in ... See full summary »

Director:

Akira Kobayashi

Writers:

Ryûzô Kikushima, Tokuhei Suchi (novel)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Toshirô Mifune
Masaru Matsuda Masaru Matsuda
Sachiko Wakayama Sachiko Wakayama
Sakae Takita Sakae Takita
Keiko Tsushima
Teruaki Mochizuki Teruaki Mochizuki
Hajime Hana Hajime Hana
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Island villagers find a young woman and young man swept ashore near their remote village in northeastern Japan. The two have tried to escape the girl's enforced marriage to another man, in order that they may marry themselves. The ancient custom of the village decrees that the angry sea gods must be calmed by throwing the pair back into the sea. The lovers face being sacrificed to the sea gods or perhaps something even more difficult to bear. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Demons in Spring See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

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