The Ballad of Narayama Review

Winner of the Grand Prix in Cannes in 1983 Imamura‚Äôs The Ballad of Narayama, an adaptation of two stories by Shichiro Fukawa, must been quite a shock to an audience unprepared for its dark and often sexual subject matter. The film primarily focuses on the elderly Orin, a 69 year-old woman living in a village … Read more