Ruriko ASAOKA 浅丘ルリ子(The Professor and His Beloved Equation, Tora-san series)
Mitsuko BAISHO 倍賞美津子(The Lady Shogun and Her Men, The Eel, The Ballad of Narayama)
Yoko YAMAMOTO 山本陽子 (Village of Eight Gravestone)
Mitsuko KUSABUE 草笛光子(Abacus and Sword, The Unbroken)
28 years after Shohei Imamura's Palm D'Or winner "The Ballad of Narayama" his son Daisuke Tengan's new 'Legend of Old Lady Mountain' is born.
50 elderly women, abandoned to die on 'Old Lady Mountain.' They form a village called "Dendera" with hope to live through.
Some wants to finish their lives peacefully, where others vow revenge to the village and the family that had left them to die in the snow covered mountain.
Living is so hard... but still you live. Why do you struggle?