Ballad of Orin (はなれ瞽女おりん, Hanare goze Orin) is a 1977 Japanese film directed by Masahiro Shinoda. Its alternate English-language titles are Banished Orin and Symphony in Gray.[1]

Ballad of Orin
Hanare Goze Orin (はなれ瞽女おりん)
Directed byMasahiro Shinoda
Screenplay byKeiji Hasebe
Masahiro Shinoda
StarringShima Iwashita
CinematographyKazuo Miyagawa
Music byTōru Takemitsu
Release date
  • November 19, 1977 (1977-11-19)

It details the life of a goze, a blind female minstrel (played by Shima Iwashita, the director's wife), in early 20th-century Japan.[2]

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2nd Hochi Film Award[3]

References edit

  1. ^ はなれ瞽女おりんとは (in Japanese). kotobank. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  2. ^ "はなれ瞽女おりん" (in Japanese). Kinema Junpo. Retrieved 2021-01-05.
  3. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2010-01-26.

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