Ugetsu

Ugetsu ★★★★★

Part of the Criterion Challenge 2021
Film #38 - Kelly Reichardt's Top 10

Enriching the much celebrated samurai genre with dollops of soft horror works like a medication to the melancholic aura created.
"King"ji Mizoguchi treats with a whole new world where harmless ghouls can enhance and alter the rudderless minds of warriors for eternity.

Nothing less than a masterpiece.

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