The Best Selection of Bunraku - Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees Vol.2

The Best Selection of Bunraku - Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees Vol.2
AIOI-DAYU TAKEMOTO, SHOJIRO TSURUZAWA, SHOKADAYU TOYOTAKE, ENZA TSURUZAWA AND OTHERS
45.99
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Product Description

With English subtitles and liner notes. NTSC, Region Code 2. 125 minutes. Vol.2 has two acts - Fushimi Inari Torii Mae (Before the Torii Gate at the Inari Fox Shrine at Fushimi) and Tokaiya (The House of the Boatman, Tokaiya Ginpei). In Fushimi Inari, Yoshitsune flees to Kyushu. The dancer, and his lover, Shizuka-gozen, cannot accompany him on the journey, so Yoshitsune leaves the precious drum with her and Yoshitsune's men tie her to a tree. In Tokaiya, Yoshitsune and his men arrive at Daimotsu to hire a boat from Tokaiya Ginpei, who is actually a Heike general in disguise, his wife a high-ranking court lady and their daughter the child emperor Antoku.
Performed in 1984 by Aioi-dayu Takemoto, Shojiro Tsuruzawa, Shokadayu Toyotake, Enza Tsuruzawa and others.