Yukinojo Henge
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Yukinojo Henge

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Genre: Drama
Director: Kon Ichikawa
Cast: Ayako Wakao, Chusha Ichikawa, Eiji Funakoshi, Eijiro Yanagi, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ganjiro Nakamura, Jun Hamamura, Kazuo Hasegawa, Kikue Mori, Musei Tokugawa, Naritoshi Hayashi, Raizo Ichikawa, Saburo Date, Shintaro Katsu
Year: 1963
Format: DVD
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 20-Feb-18
Original Language: Japanese
Studio: Criterion Collection

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A uniquely prolific and chameleonic figure of world cinema, Kon Ichikawa delivered a burst of stylistic bravado with this intricate tale of betrayal and retribution. Set in the cloistered world of nineteenth-century kabuki theater, the film charts a female impersonator’s attempts to avenge the deaths of his parents, who were driven to insanity and suicide by a trio of corrupt men. Ichikawa takes the conventions of melodrama and turns them on their head, bringing the hero’s fractured psyche to life in boldly experimental widescreen compositions infused with kaleidoscopic color, pop-art influences, and meticulous choreography. Anchored by a magnificently androgynous performance by Kazuo Hasegawa, reprising a role he had played on-screen three decades earlier, An Actor’s Revenge is an eye-popping examination of how the illusions of art intersect with life.

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Your order will be shipped via Canada Post. In stock items will be shipped within 3 days of receiving your order. Out of stock items will take 2-3 weeks to ship. Items may be returned for a full refund up to 30 days from the shipping date. Items must be in their original condition. Please contact us at [email protected]

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