Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his rescue comes at a cost. Blind musician Hoichi is forced to perform for an audience of ghosts. An author relates the story of a samurai who sees another warrior's reflection in his teacup.Kwaidan featuring Michiyo Aratama and Misako Watanabe is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a drama and horror movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (15,793 votes).
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#133 Ranked in Ghost Movies
#476 Ranked in Horror Movies
#481 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
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