The Temptress and the Monk (1958)

Genres - Horror  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Japan   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

This Japanese horror movie is set in ancient times and chronicles the exploits of a wandering monk who finds himself lost in a mysterious forest. He ends up finding a house owned by a beautiful woman and her husband, a dwarf. She seduces all men who come near and turns them into beasts. The monk is her newest target, but then she finds herself really falling for him and he is spared.

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ancient, animal, bizarre, forest, house, husband, Japan, lost, love, marriage, monk, plans, release, seduction, temptress, transformation, traveling, visit