Kagerô-za (Heat-Haze Theatre) (1981) - Rotten Tomatoes

Kagerô-za (Heat-Haze Theatre) (1981)

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The inner workings of the human psyche are featured in this study of relationships between different leading characters. The action weaves around playwright Matsuzaki (Yusaku Matsuda) -- who is sleeping with Shinako (Michio Okusu), a married woman -- and his other "lover," Ine (Eriko Kasuda), a fairly corporeal spirit. The film is set in 1926, when cinema was silent -- and that era is evoked in Kagero-za. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

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Yusaku Matsuda
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Kageroza's alternate title, Heat-Haze Theatre, perfectly illustrates the ineffable sensuality and perverse randomness of Seijun Suzuki's late-period arabesque.

March 7, 2006 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Slant Magazine

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