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Title The ballad of Narayama [(DVD) videorecording] = Narayama bushiko / Toei Company Ltd & Imamura Production ; licensed to AnimEigo, Inc ; original story by Shichiro Fukasawa ; screenplay by Shohei Imamura ; directed by Shohei Imamura.

Edition Widescreen edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : AnimEigo, 2008.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE BAL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE BAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; DVD-9, region 1; NTSC; anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen; dual layer format.
Language Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
Cast Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Takejo Aki, Tonpei Hidari, Seiji Kurasaki.
Note Originally released as motion picture in 1983.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA Rating: Not rated. Suggested rating: 18+
Summary In a village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 is banished to the top of Mt. Narayama to die, so as not to be a burden on the village and bring disgrace upon their family. Orin is 69 and despite being in good health, her time is coming. First, though, she has things to do and a score to settle.
Awards Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival, 1983
Subject Rites and ceremonies -- Japan -- Drama.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Older people -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films Japan.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Imamura, Shōhei, 1926-2006.
Ogata, Ken, 1937-2008.
Sakamoto, Sumiko.
Aki, Takejo.
Hidari, Tonpei.
Kurasaki, Seiji.
Fukasawa, Shichirō, 1914-1987. Narayamabushi kō.
Tōei Kabushiki Kaisha.
Added Title Narayama bushiko
Ballad of Narayama
Narayamabushi kō (Motion picture : 1983)
ISBN 1565675029
Standard No. 737187011955
Music No. 1195 AnimEigo
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