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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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Scichiro Fakazawa
Producer (2 Credits)
Goro Kusakabe
Jiro Tomoda
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Masao Tochizawa
Editor (1 Credit)
Hajime Okayasu
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Shinichiro Ikebe
Art Director (1 Credit)
Nobutaka Yoshino