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The Ballad of Narayama (1983)

Drama

1983 Year 130 Mins 7.9 Imdb

Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari

In a poor 19th century rural Japanese village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 has to climb a nearby mountain to die. An old woman is getting close to the cut-off age, and we follow her last days with her family.

Movie Information

  • Production Co: Toei Company
  • Released: 29 April 1983
  • Imdb Rating: 7.9
  • Runtime: 130 Mins.
  • Writer: Shôhei Imamura, Shichirô Fukazawa
  • Director: Shôhei Imamura
  • Cast: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari