Jigokumon (Gate of Hell) (地獄門)

"Jigokumon" is a Japanese film made in 1953. The original story was written by Kan KIKUCHI.

The film received award for Achievement in costume design (to Sanzo WADA) and honorary award in the Academy Awards in the United States, and Grand Prix in the Cannes International Film Festival.

It is the first color motion picture film of Daiei film company.

As its copyright protection period is assumed to have passed, today public-domain DVD is on sale (it is possible to be requested to stop sales since less than thirty-eight years have passed after the director died).

[Original Japanese]