The Ballad of Narayama (1958)

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A kabuki theatre-inflected story about a poor village whose people have to be carried to a nearby mountain to die once they get old.


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4 March 2000 | the_frenchie
10
| really better than Imamura's version
The same story: a village, a young man with his old mother. He will bring her to die to Narayama. the interest of this movie is the mix of tabuchi theatre and cinema. Each scene began at the same time the previous one is finishing. And really poetical story, and movie

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