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.

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

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

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Awards and nominationsEdit

2nd Hochi Film Award[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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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