a film by Sol Friedman
Blending the aesthetic traditions of Japanese Kabuki, contemporary manga
illustration, and through the use of, stop-motion, cell and computer
animation; writer, director and animator Sol Friedman brings you this
award-winning, stylized and haunting tale of vengeance.
the rural backwoods of feudal Japan, a young peasant girl named Junko,
returns home to discover her blind grandfather brutally murdered. Filled
with despair, Junko, accompanied by a mystical fox spirit, abandons her
old life and sets off for the village in search of better fortune.
While begging, young Junko inadvertently encounters the evil samurai
lord responsible for killing her grandfather and with the influence of
the fox spirit, avenges her grandfather through a gruesome act of poetic