Kokuhakuteki Joyûron (1971) AKA Confessions Among Actresses


In this intricately layered film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from their lives are woven in and out of interviews with each of them. Each of them has experienced a traumatic event which contributes to their particular enjoyment of becoming someone else in dramatic roles. 

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida.
Writers: Masahiro Yamada, Yoshishige Yoshida.
Stars: Mariko Okada, Ruriko Asaoka, Ineko Arima. AKA Confessions Among Actresses 


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  1. Betsy-B
    May 21, 2018

    How wonderful; a real treat. Thank you, Jon!

  2. Michael
    June 1, 2018

    I love the complexity of the plot. It brings out the samurai in me. Well done Jon

  3. Halmackenreuther
    January 1, 2021

    I ´m very grateful. This (was) is my favourite treasury, but a lot of (old) movies don´t work at all. In this case the video has been blocked.

    • Jon W.
      January 2, 2021

      Please refresh, I have added a new streaming link, as for the rest of the movies that are not working most of them will be back online within the next few days, the ones that say “blocked due to copyright” you’ll have to request one by one as I’m adding them manually. You can read more about why is this here:


  4. Gogmagog
    January 2, 2021

    Thank you ! It´s working now !

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