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Ballad of Narayama, The

Ballad of Narayama, The

Author/Director: Shohei Imamura

MLTC ID: 6208

Media Type: VHS
Language: Japanese

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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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