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.
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

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