Rank: 43/100 in Top Movie 1983 – The Ballad of Narayama: Only Time Could Change the Cruelty of Tradition… Only Their Love Could Survive It…

Movie Synopsis:
In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the mountain. But first she must make sure that her eldest son Tatsuhei finds a wife.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: 楢山節考
  • Original Language: ja
  • Release Date: 1983-04-29
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Drama Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1983
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Toei Company, Ltd.
  • Production Countries: Japan
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 130 minutes
  • Director: 
  • Actors: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari, Aki Takejo, Shoichi Ozawa
  • YB100 views Counts: 36
  • YB100 Likes: 4
  • Popularity: 8.408
  • Vote Count: 71
  • Vote Average: 7.4

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