Sound of the Mountain

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Sound of the Mountain
Yama no oto poster.jpg
Original Japanese movie poster
Directed by Mikio Naruse
Produced by Sanezumi Fujimoto
Written by Yasunari Kawabata
Yoko Mizuki (screenplay)
Music by Ichiro Saito
Cinematography Masao Tamai
Edited by Eiji Oi (credited as Hideji Oi)
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • 15 January 1954 (1954-01-15) (Japan)
Running time
96 min.
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Sound of the Mountain (山の音?, Yama no Oto) is a 1954 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Mikio Naruse starring Setsuko Hara, So Yamamura, and Ken Uehara. In a film about social change, an elderly man whose daughter's marriage has failed is forced to watch his son's marriage falling apart before his eyes. It is based on the novel The Sound of the Mountain by Nobel-Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata.


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