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Directed by Kon Ichikawa • 1963 • Japan
A kabuki actor who only plays female characters encounters the three men who drove his parents to suicide and plans his revenge.
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In this 1999 interview for the Directors Guild of Japan, director Kon Ichikawa discusses his career with film critic Yuki Mori.
In this interview, filmmaker, critic, and festival programmer Tony Rayns examines the themes and visual styles of AN ACTOR’S REVENGE and places the film in the context of Kon Ichikawa’s oeuvre.