|Nobuko Otowa (1925 - 1994)
Mrs. Kaneto Shindo (director)
|Kuroneko (Yabu no naka no kuroneko; Black Cat) (1968) [Yone]: Killed (off-screen), along with Kiwako Taichi, after being raped by a group of samurai who then burn the house down. Their bodies are shown afterwards, miraculously intact in the ashes of the house, as a cat approaches them. They appear as "cat-woman" ghosts throughout the rest of the movie.
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