Portrait of an onnagata
Examines the role of the onnagata in Kabuki theater, the male actor who plays a female role, who exemplifies ideal and ultimate womanhood. Because Kabuki theater is played entirely by men, the role of the onnagata is very important. Interviews Shibajaku Nakamura.
Shibajaku, Nakamura; Pijpers, Harmke; Thiemann, Janny; Hulsbergen, Tineke; Leims, Thomas, 1953-
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Documentary television programs
Japanese Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Women's Studies; Japan; Performing Arts; Theater; Women's Studies; Gender Studies; Kabuki; Actors -- Japan -- Biography; Female impersonators -- Japan; Theater -- Japan
North America; United States; New Jersey; Princeton
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- Physical Description
30 minutes; color
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Production, Janny Thiemann ; script, composing and direction, Tineke Hulsbergen. Interviewer, Thomas Leims ; commentary, Harmke Pijpers. Camera, Paul Van Den Bos ; editor, Geert Kistemaker ; music, Ichiro Seki.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090026; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1501; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/883; Catalog Key: alephsys002017771; OCLC: ocm27200495
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