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An Actor's Revenge

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In this renowned and classic Japanese film directed by [[Performer~P95358~Kon Ichikawa~konichikawa]], the great Kabuki onnagata [[Performer~P30909~Kasuo Hasegawa~kazuohasegawa]] celebrates his 300th film appearance in a role designed especially for him. One of the classic theater styles of Japan, Kabuki does not use women in female roles. Highly trained male actors, called "onnagata," perform in them, and are often more convincing as women than many women might be. In the story, set in 1836, Yukinojo...more

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