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The Ballad of Narayama (Narayama Bushiko) (1983)

The Ballad of Narayama
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Ken Ogata

Ken Ogata

Tatsuhei
Tonpei Hidari

Tonpei Hidari

Risuke
Aki Takejo

Aki Takejo

Tamayan
Shoichi Ozawa

Shoichi Ozawa

Katsuzô
Fujio Tokita

Fujio Tokita

Jinsaku
Sanshô Shinsui

Sanshô Shinsui

Zeniya no Tadayan
Seiji Kurasaki

Seiji Kurasaki

Kesakichi


Written by
Shohei Imamura

Shohei Imamura

(screenplay)
Shichirô Fukazawa

Shichirô Fukazawa

(novel)


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Description: In a small village in a remote valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 is banished to the top of Mt. Narayama to die so as not to be a burden on the village and bring disgrace upon their family. Old Orin is 69 and despite being in good health in the coming winter it will be her turn to leave. But first there are things to do and a s ... (more)
Release date: 29 April 1983
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