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Alternate title:Bunraku masters of Japanese puppet theater
Masters of Japanese puppet theater
Summary:Presents the story of Bunraku through puppeteer Tamao Yoshida and chanter Sumitayu Takemoto. Backstage footage capture the immense preparations and grueling rehearsals for their rendition of Shinju Ten no Amijima.
English narration, Japanese dialog with English subtitles.
Contributor:Yoshida, Tamao 1919
Takemoto, Sumitayū 1924
Chikamatsu, Monzaemon 1653-1725
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Bunraku
Puppet theater Japan
Shinjū ten no Amijima
Yoshida, Tamao 1919
Takemoto, Sumitayū 1924
Chikamatsu, Monzaemon 1653-1725
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
Performing Arts
Japan
Asian Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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