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Ballad of Narayama

Narayama bushiko

Directed by Keisuke Kinoshita
Japan, 1958
Drama

Synopsis

This most stylized work by Kinoshita is also his most dramatically theatrical, replete with meticulously designed soundstages and dramatic lighting. A haunting allegory that shows the conflict between filial duty, tradition and social pressure.

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Ballad of Narayama Directed by Keisuke Kinoshita

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