Belladonna of Sadness
Dir. Eiichi Yamamoto, 1973
86 min, Japanese with English subtitles
Absolutely beautiful, with visually stunning animation, bewitching is a perfect way to describe this tale of a beautiful woman ruined and banished from her village, who takes a pact with the devil to gain magical abilities. Previously out of print, the absolute gem was recently restored and deserves to be seen.