The Ballad of Narayama

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The Ballad of Narayama

1958
1 hr 38 mins

This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the...

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Director
Keisuke Kinoshita
Features
Danshi Ichikawa, Kinuyo Tanaka, Teiji Takahashi, Yuko Mochizuki
Supplier
The Criterion Collection