The Ballad Of Narayama

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A remarkable picture based on the award-winning stories by Fakazawa and previously filmed in 1958 under the same title. The story takes place in a 19th century Japanese village plagued by famine. In order to ration food, the village has ritualized the killing of redundant members of the community: newborn males are murdered, while the elderly are carried...read more

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