Uzumasa Limelight 太秦ライムライト (2014)

Uzumasa Limelight    

Uzumasa Limelight Film Poster
Uzumasa Limelight Film Poster

太秦ライムライト 「Uzumasa Laimulaito

Release Date: July 12th, 2014 (Japan)

Running Time: 104 mins

Director: Ken Ochiai

Writer: Hiroyuki Ono (Screenplay),

Starring: Seizo Fukumoto, Chihiro Yamamoto, Hiroki Matsukata, Masashi Goda, Hirotaro Honda, Hisako Manda, Anna Kawashima,

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Uzumasa Limelight is all about the nostalgic regret for the passing of the golden age of samurai cinema. It tells a tale of a fading and unique tradition of cinema, the art of dying on screen in samurai movies, and draws on the history of lead actor Seizo Fukumoto to reveal the skill at the heart of what can be overlooked – a dramatic death that takes up a few seconds of screen time.

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