Rokurobyoe(“Fujita Rokurobei fueno sekai”)
- Director: TANAKA Chiseko
2003 Japanese Subtitled in - Color 16mm 36 min
Photographer: NAGATA Yuichi
Music: Gabriele MANCA
Producer: SUZUKI Junichi
Performer: FUJITA Rokurobyoe
Contact Name: TANAKA Chiseko
[Synopsis] He plays the Noh flute, attends tea ceremonies, sings opera and thinks about the enlightening differences between the eastern and western cultures. Who is this man? Mr. Fujita Rokurobyoe is a performer in the Japanese traditional Noh drama. Follow his life and visit this extraordinary artist’s world from his point of view.
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).