Will to Live (1999)

It is based on the story of The Ballad of Narayama updated to the present day, with the substitution of putting a parent into an old people's home for the abandonment of the original. The film won the Golden St. George and the FIPRESCI Prize at the 21st Moscow International Film Festival.

  • Kaneto Shindō

  • Kaneto Shindō

Release Date: 1999-01-15
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  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 119

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Rentarô Mikuni
Rentarô Mikun...
Akira Emoto
Akira Emoto
Hideko Yoshida
Hideko Yoshid...
Old woman at village
Shinobu Ōtake
Shinobu Ōtake
Eimei Esumi
Eimei Esumi
Hideo Kanze
Hideo Kanze
Director of a hospital
Rinko Kikuchi
Rinko Kikuchi
Yoshiko Miyazaki
Yoshiko Miyaz...
Masahiko Tsugawa
Masahiko Tsug...
Village chief
Naoko Ôtani
Naoko Ôtani
Yasukichi's lover
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