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Movie: Narayama-bushi kô

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  • Stars: Aki Takejo, Akio Yokoyama, Ben Hiura, Casey Takamine, Fujio Tokita, Ken Ogata, Nenji Kobayashi, Nijiko Kiyokawa, Norihei Miki, Ryutaro Tatsumi, Sanshô Shinsui, Shoichi Ozawa, Sumiko Sakamoto, Taiji Tonoyama, Tonpei Hidari
  • Release Date: April 29, 1983
  • Run Time: 130 mins
  • Genre: Drama

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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