The ballad of Narayama / director, Keisuke Kinoshita.
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 summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the... Full description
|Corporate Author:||Image Entertainment (Firm)|
|Other Authors:||Kinoshita, Keisuke, 1912-1998., Tanaka, Kinuyo, 1909-1977., Takahashi, Teiji, 1926-1959., Mochizuki, Yuko, 1917-1977., Kemp, Philip.|
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