|The Snow Woman|
|Directed by||Tokuzō Tanaka|
|Screenplay by||Fuji Yahiro|
|Based on|| Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things |
by Lafcadio Hearn
|Produced by||Ikuo Kubodera|
|Starring|| Shiho Fujimura |
|Edited by||Hiroshi Yamada|
|Music by||Akira Ifukube|
The Snow Woman (Japanese: 怪談雪女郎, Hepburn: Kaidan Yukijorō, lit. 'Ghost Story of the Snow Woman') is a 1968 Japanese fantasy horror film directed by Tokuzō Tanaka and produced by Daiei Film.    The film is an expanded adaptation of the Yuki-onna short story as it appeared in the 1904 collection Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn.
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