- Director: TANAKA Chiseko
2003 Japanese Subtitled in - Color 16mm 60 min
Photographer: KAWAKAMI Koichi
Editor: TOMITA Isao
Narrator: SANO Shiro
Producer: SUZUKI Junichi
Performers: SEKINE Shoroku, SEKINE Yoshito
Contact Sales: TANAKA Chiseko
[Synopsis] Noh is a 600 year old historical Japanese play which has influenced a lot of great filmmakers, including Kurosawa Akira, Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein, and Ozu Yasujiro. This film portrays the daily lessons and thoughts about the Noh tradition and players Sekine Shoroku and his son Sekine Yoshito.
Born 1949 in Yamanashi Prefecture. After working as a high school teacher, she became a freelance film critic. Has served on FIPRESCI juries at Berlin, Cannes, Venice and other film festivals, and coordinated film festivals featuring Hungarian and Austrian films in Japan, and a special focus on Kumashiro Tatsumi at IDF Rotterdam. Teaches at Meiji Gakuin University. Produced Manzairaku, directed by Noh master Nomura Mannojo (1999), and directed Noh-Gakushi (2002), Rokurobyoe (2003), and Miyabi / Mishima Yukio (2005).