In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero to quell what is evidently an Onryō ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women in an eerie, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight.Kuroneko featuring Kichiemon Nakamura and Nobuko Otowa is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and horror movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,919 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#111 Ranked in Ghost Movies
#347 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#384 Ranked in Horror Movies
Kuroneko has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,919 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.