Yoshi no yama: a classical Japanese dance

United States, 1951

Film
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A single dancer, by the use of masks, tells the story of three friends of different temperaments. A preface shows the application of kabuki make-up; the dance itself, a buyo dance with the stylization and refinement of the no tradition, is performed with the choreographic use of the on-stage-hand, or figure in black.

Credits

producer

Robert Gardner

production company

Orbit Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:21:00

Colour

Colour

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