Pastoral: To Die in the Country
|Pastoral: To Die in the Country|
|Directed by||Shūji Terayama|
|Produced by||Eiko Kujo
|Written by||Shūji Terayama|
|Edited by||Sachiko Yamaji|
Pastoral: To Die in the Country (田園に死す Den-en ni shisu), also known as Pastoral Hide and Seek, is a 1974 Japanese drama film directed by Shūji Terayama. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival.
- Kantaro Suga - Me
- Hiroyuki Takano - Me, as a boy
- Yoshio Harada - Arashi
- Izumi Hara - Phantom of old woman
- Masumi Harukawa
- Isao Kimura - Film Critic
- Kan Mikami
- Keiko Niitaka
- Yoko Ran
- J.A. Seazer - Tengu Kurama
- Kaoru Yachigusa
In a 2011 case for the film's release into The Criterion Collection, Robert Nishimura lauded Pastoral: To Die in the Country as "an important film by an important filmmaker". He cited its "effortless phantasmagorical freedom" and referred to the work as "so unique and spellbinding that it transcends all classification."
- "Festival de Cannes: Pastoral: To Die in the Country". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 27 April 2009.
- Nishimura, Robert (6 December 2011). "THREE REASONS FOR CRITERION CONSIDERATION: Shuji Terayama’s PASTORAL, TO DIE FOR THE COUNTRY (1974)". IndieWire. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
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