Self...lost, overtaken, evil-driven, powerless. 1900s, Age of Anxiety, discovers the Doppelgänger, Ghosts, Vampires, Werewolves, endowed with potent psychological & sexual connotations, bring insanity & hysteria into focus.
After more than 60 years of silence, World War II's most enduring and horrible secret is being nudged into the light of day. One by one the participants, white-haired and mildmannered, line up to tell their dreadful stories before they die.
Tales on the karmic retribution of good and evil from the oldest collection of Buddhist legends in Japan. Kyokai lived about 1200 years ago and was a contemporary of Saicho and Kukai, founders of Japanese Tendai and Shingon, respectively.