Monday, December 05, 2005


Cinematheque is proud to announce season IV, startingwith:Shohei Imamura's Ballad of Narayamamonday january 23, 2006 SH 205 6:00 pmIn a Japanese village around a century ago, people tryto survive among brutal conditions. A village customsays that when a person reaches the age of 70, theyare to be taken to die at Narayama, a secret andmystical place in the mountains. The movie focuses ona particular family centered around Tatsuhei and hismother, Orin, who is approaching 70 years of age andlooks forward to the approaching trip to Narayama.