La ballade de Narayama

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by Shōhei Imamura2h101983Japan

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In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : La Rabbia
    • Production Compagny : Toei Co Ltd
    • Director : Shōhei Imamura
    • Scenario : Shōhei Imamura
    • Original Music : Shinichiro Ikebe
    • Producer : Jiro Tomoda, Gorô Kusakabe
    • Photo Director : Shigeru Komatsubara, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Masao Tochizawa
    • Set Decoration : Gorô Kusakabe
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1983
    • French release date : 11 août 1983
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Japanese

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