The Ballad of Narayama (1984)

Ballad of Narayama
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 10mins.
Genres Drama, Remake
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Kanji Aoi Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Shichiro Fukasawa Source Material (from novel) ("Narayama bushi-ko" "Tohoku no Zunmutachi") 120793 4000002
Kunio Takeshige Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Masao Tochizawa Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Yasuo Iwaki Lighting n/a 798 6000002
Shohei Imamura Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Goro Kusakabe Producer n/a 3 3000002
Azumi Tanba Actor n/a 1 1000027
Kosei Sato Actor n/a 1 1000028
Shohei Imamura Director n/a 2 2000001
Jiro Tomoda Producer n/a 3 3000001
Hajime Okayasu Editor n/a 172 7000001
Shin'Ichiro Ikebe Music n/a 120781 8000001
Yoshiichi Beniya Sound sound recording 120816 14000001
Seiko Igawa Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Uichiro Takeda Animal Trainer (hawk) 120962 20000001
Hideo Suzuki Titles n/a 120825 23000001
Shinji Komiya Production Associate production controller 120822 25000001
Kyoto Isho Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Itaka Yoshino Assistant Art Director art direction assistant 315 9000002
The Tokyo Concert Orchestra Performer n/a 120819 8000002
Hitoshi Machida Song ("Song of Risuke") 120859 8000003
Sumiko Sakamoto Song Performer title song performer 120788 8000004
Toshio Inagaki Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Sayuka Nakamaru Actor n/a 1 1000026
Kenji Murase Actor n/a 1 1000025
Mitsuko Baisho Actor Oei 1 1000009
Junko Takada Actor Matsu-yan 1 1000008
Taiji Tonoyama Actor Teru-yan--Chief Village Elder 1 1000010
Keishi Takamine Actor Arayashiki 1 1000011
Nijiko Kiyokawa Actor Okane 1 1000012
Seiji Kurasaki Actor Kesakichi 1 1000007
Mitsuaki Fukamizu Actor Tada-yan 1 1000006
Sumiko Sakamoto Actor Orinyan 1 1000002
Tonpei Hidari Actor Risuke-- 1 1000003
Takejo Aki Actor Tama-yan 1 1000004
Shoichi Ozawa Actor Shozo 1 1000005
Norihei Miki Actor Shioya--Salt Vendor 1 1000013
Ryutaro Tatsumi Actor Mata-yan 1 1000014
Masami Okamoto Actor n/a 1 1000021
Kan Eto Actor n/a 1 1000022
Fusako Iwasaki Actor n/a 1 1000023
Hideo Hasegawa Actor n/a 1 1000024
Yukie Shimura Actor n/a 1 1000020
Kaoru Shimamori Actor n/a 1 1000019
Toshio Tsuneda Actor n/a 1 1000015
Tsutomu Hiura Actor n/a 1 1000016
Nenji Kobayashi Actor n/a 1 1000017
Akio Yokoyama Actor n/a 1 1000018
Ken Ogata Actor Tatsuhei 1 1000001
Synopsis
Life in a small, impoverished village where custom holds that an individual, upon reaching the age of 70, must be abandoned on the top of Mount Narayama.
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