Posts Tagged ‘Shohei Imamura’

The Survivors of Mt. Obasute - A Love Story

The Survivors of Mt. Obasute – A Love Story

By Larry Knipfing | Education, General, Japan, Writing

    The Ballad of Narayama If you’ve ever seen Shohei Imamura’s 1983′s stunning, The Ballad of Narayama, you will have an inkling (but only an inkling) of what my similarly themed, The Survivors of Mt. Obasute, is all about. Whereas Imamura’s tale takes place 200 or so years ago, my version of the practice