Mutsugoro - Super Kyogen

Mutsugoro - Super Kyogen
SENSAKU SHIGEYAMA, SENNOJO SHIGEYAMA AND OTHERS
39.99
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Product Description

Region Code 2, NTSC. Mutsugoro (Mudskipper) is the first of the 'Super Kyogen' trilogy written by Takeshi Umehara and performed by the Shigeyama family. Shigeyama are a family of Okura school kyogen actors, who date back about 200 years, the present Sensaku being the fourth generation, succeeding his title in 1994 and recognized as a Living National Treasure. These 'super kyogen' are based around environmental issues, Mutsugoro, being about the demise of the mudskipper fish, that lives in muddy areas between the sea and land. The costumes and poster (and DVD front cover) were designed by famous graphic designer Tadanori Yokoo. DVD includes interviews with Sensaku Shigeyama and Takeshi Umehara.