A New Broadside Ballad - (with English subtitles, Best Selection of Bunraku - Shinpan Utazaimon) (2 DVDs)

A New Broadside Ballad - (with English subtitles, Best Selection of Bunraku - Shinpan Utazaimon) (2 DVDs)
SUMITAYU TAKEMOTO, BUNJAKU YOSHIDA, TAMAO YOSHIDA, DATETAYU TAKEMOTO AND OTHERS
49.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSV6956

Product Description

NTSC Region Code All, with English and Japanese subtitles. 268 minutes + 52 minutes bonus material, colour and black and white. The bunraku play Shimpan Utazaimon, written by Hanji Chikamatsu was staged for the first time in 1780 and is about the eternal triangle of Osome, the daughter of the owner of an aburaya (oil store), Hisamatsu, an apprentice who is working in the store, and Omitsu the daughter of a farmer, Kyusaku. A popular 'sewamono' contemporary setting play. Nozaki mura is the best known act and regularly performed in Kabuki. Nagamachi was revived in 1971, so the play can be performed in its near entirety.
DVD1.
1. Zamashiro no dan - filmed at the Bunraku National Theatre January 1993 2. Nozaki-mura no dan - filmed at the Bunraku National Theatre January 1999

DVD2.
1. Nagamachi no dan - filmed at the Bunraku National Theatre February 1971 2. Aburaya no dan - filmed at the Bunraku National Theatre January 1993 3. Kuraba no dan- filmed at the Bunraku National Theatre January 1993 4.(bonus material) Nozaki-mura no dan - filmed at Tokyo Mitsukoshi Gekijo October 1956 (performed by Chinamikai and Sanwakai).