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An Actor’s Revenge

An Actor’s Revenge

Jan. 13, 1963113 Min.
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Director

Kon Ichikawa
Director

Cast

Kazuo Hasegawa isYukinojo Nakamura / Yamitaro the Thief
Yukinojo Nakamura / Yamitaro the Thief
Eiji Funakoshi isHeima Kadokura
Heima Kadokura
Chûsha Ichikawa isKikunojo Nakamura
Kikunojo Nakamura
Ganjiro Nakamura isSansai Dobe
Sansai Dobe
Saburo Date isKawaguchi-ya
Kawaguchi-ya
Jun Hamamura isIsshosai
Isshosai

Synopsis

Set in the heart of 19th century Edo, the story concerns proud Kabuki actor Yukinojo, an oyama, (or onnagata, an actor of female roles in the all-male world of kabuki) on tour to the capital as part of a visiting troop from Osaka. After espying from the stage the magistrate who indirectly caused the death of his parents many years before, he sets in motion a plan to take revenge using all the skills of guile and persuasion of his craft, not only against the magistrate Sansai Dobe himself, but also Dobe’s two merchant associates Kawaguchiya and Hiromiya. To this end, Yukinojo’s plan is doubly assisted when Dobe’s daughter, Namiji, falls in love with him after seeing him on stage…

An Actor’s Revenge
Original title雪之丞変化
IMDb Rating7,6 1534 votes
TMDb Rating6.8 votes

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