Gosho Gorozo

Gosho Gorozo
KIKUGORO ONOE, MITSUGORO BANDO, SHIKAN NAKAMURA
45.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSV3349

Product Description

English commentary, subtitles, Region Code All, NTSC, filmed in 2002. Three fantastic actors are featured on the performance of Gosho Gorozo. Onoe Kikugoro VII, (born 1942) is known for his flexible style for playing all roles, both male and female parts. Bando Mitsugoro X is another leading actor, the third generation of his family to belong to the Yamatoya guild, and Nakamura Shikan VII (born 1928) is one of the greatest onnagata (female role) actors. Gosho Gorozo takes place in the Gojozaka pleasure quarters. The story is a tragic tale involving among others, Gorozo, his wife Satsuki, who is a courtezan, Hoshikage Doemon and another courtesan Oshu. In the final moving scene, Gorozo and Satsuki commit harikiri.