The Ballad of Narayama

楢山節考, Narayama bushikō
by Keisuke Kinoshita1h381958Japan

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A kabuki theatre-inflected story about a poor village whose people have to be carried to a nearby mountain to die once they get old.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Editing : Yoshi Sugihara
    • Distributor : Shochiku Films
    • Set Decoration : Kisaku Ito
    • Original Music : Chuji Kinoshita, Matsunosuke Nozawa
    • Photo Director : Hiroshi Kusuda
    • Production Compagny : Shochiku Company
    • Producer : Masaharu Kokaji, Ryuzo Otani
    • Costume Design : Toshikazu Sugiyama
    • Sound Recorder : Shûzô Horikawa
    • Director : Keisuke Kinoshita
    • Scenario : Keisuke Kinoshita
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1958
    • French release date : 1 juin 1958
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Japanese

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