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ACTRESS

Joyu

Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa
Japan, 1947
Drama

Synopsis

The story of Sumako Matsui, the first great modern Japanese actress and, for many Japanese, their first public “twentieth century woman,” was itself a drama that, in 1947, attracted both Kinugasa in Actress, and Mizoguchi in The Love of the Actress Sumako

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Synopsis

The story of Sumako Matsui, the first great modern Japanese actress and, for many Japanese, their first public “twentieth century woman,” was itself a drama that, in 1947, attracted both Kinugasa in Actress, and Mizoguchi in The Love of the Actress Sumako