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Kabuki Techniques

Year: 1969, 27 mins
Code: CAT-Kab

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Two of the greatest stars of Japan's Kabuki Theatre reveal the acting techniques used in this most difficult of theatre forms. Onoe Shoroku 11 and onoe Baiko V11 discuss and demonstrate their craft in conversation with Asian art commentator Faubion Bowers. Includes film of great Kabuki performances of the past.

Onoe Shoroku II is the stage name for Yutaka Fujima a Japanese kabuki actor who specialized in male roles. During his life he was designated a Living National Treasure of Japan and one of the country's four official leading actors.

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