Dojoji Temple

Dojoji Temple
道成寺 (Doujouji)
Type: movie
Genres: Supernatural, Historical
Start Date: 1976-01-01
End Date: 1976-01-01
Episodes: 1
Episode Length: 19 min
Total Length: 19 min
Age Rating: PG - Teens 13 or older
Based on an ancient legend, Dojoji Temple tells the story of a young priest who finds himself the object of intense infatuation and lust from a young woman. As he rebuffs her advances she becomes more and more desperate eventually turning herself into a gigantic serpent. The priest is hidden under the bell of the temple but the woman's passion is so intense that escape is impossible. A short animation from filmmaker Kihachiro Kawamoto. This film utilizes both stop motion and standard animation techniques.