prithwish roy’s review published on Letterboxd:
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.