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高麗屋 三代の春〜襲名・松本幸四郎家 歌舞伎に生きる〜

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  • Released on January 03, 2018

Documentary programme closely following the simultaneous one-year succession of three generations of the prestigious Koraiya theatre. Koshiro IX and Shiro Matsumoto II, Somegoro VII and Koshiro Matsumoto X, and Kintaro IV and Somegoro Ichikawa VIII performed the succession on 2 January 2008 at the Kabuki-za theatre in Tokyo. The film follows the unwavering transmission of the art of father and grandson. Testimony from Koshiro X's sister, Noriyasu Matsumoto, and younger sister, Takako Matsu. Also features family ties and rare glimpses of Koshiro away from the stage. An insight into the amazing feat of three generations of Kabuki actors who assumed the name simultaneously, a rarity in the 400-year history of the Kabuki theatre.

Full Cast of 高麗屋 三代の春〜襲名・松本幸四郎家 歌舞伎に生きる〜

Matsumoto Hakuō II

Matsumoto Hakuō II

Matsumoto Hakuō II was born on August 19, 1942 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for 13 Assassins (2010), Dai Ch...

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Ichikawa Somegorō VIII

Matsumoto Kōshirō X