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A.k.a.
Ballad of Narayama
Year
1983
Runtime
130 min.
Director
Shôhei Imamura
Genre
Drama
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
4,575
Checks
1,236
Favs
116
Dislikes
14
Favs/checks
9.4% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Nice and sensual, but I've much preferred the 1958 Kinoshita version told in a colorful and joyful kabuki theater style. 5 years 5 months ago
  2. MMDan's avatar

    MMDan

    That scene at the end, when they reach the top. Wow. 4 years 5 months ago
  3. BoiledFish's avatar

    BoiledFish

    Wasted time. So much dirt was put to my soul. Huge fat dislike 1 year 11 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #54 in Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
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  2. This movie ranks #137 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  3. This movie ranks #159 in Eureka!'s The Masters of Cinema Series
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  4. This movie ranks #263 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  5. This movie ranks #673 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #701 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #954 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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