An Actor's Revenge

Legendary Japanese actor Kazuo Hasegawa plays Yukinojo Nakamura, a kabuki actor who - like Hasegawa himself - was renowned for being an onnagata, or female impersonator. When Nakamura happens across the three men who drove his parents to suicide decades earlier, he uses his cunning, his talent and his sensuality to exact his revenge. Stylish, cinematic and breathtakingly daring, 'An Actor's Revenge' is a dazzling and entertaining masterpiece from one of Japan's least-acknowledged masters, Kon Ichikawa.

Year: 1963
Genre: Classic Drama, Japanese Cinema, Best of the 1960s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: Japan
Director: Kon Ichikawa
Starring: Kazuo Hasegawa, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ayako Wakao
Duration: 117 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)



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