Tag Archives: Hideko Yoshida

Sanmon yakusha / By Player (2000) Kaneto Shindô, Naoto Takenaka, Keiko Oginome, Hideko Yoshida, Drama, Romance

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Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of the director. The actress Nobuko Otowa adds dialogues facing the camera, as if she was talking to Tonoyama and remembering together old episodes of the interpreter, a past marked by alcoholism and a hectic sex life.
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