The Ballad of Narayama

1984 NR 2h 10m DVD

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The Ballad of Narayama

1984 NR 2h 10m DVD
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Stricken by famine, the residents of a 19th-century Japanese village decide to banish its elderly population to the top of Mt. Narayama, where they will be left to die. One year shy of her exile, the 69-year-old Orin (Sumiko Sakamoto) must settle some old scores. But her top priority is finding a wife for her eldest son (Ken Ogata). Director Shohei Imamura's multilayered lyrical drama won the Palme d'Or at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Subtitles
English
CC
No
Audio
Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Ken Ogata
  • Sumiko Sakamoto
  • Takejo Aki
  • Tonpei Hidari
  • Seiji Kurasaki
  • Kaoru Shimamori
  • Ryutaro Tatsumi
  • Junko Takada
  • Nijiko Kiyokawa
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