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The Actress and the Poet 1935

  • June 3, 1935
  • 90 mins
  • Mikio Naruse
  • English

Ryuji Nagami's script mandates a fairly straightforward comedy of nonconformism and antisocial behavior, and also tends to lean too hard on its comic contrivances. Most of the film is low-key and digressive, and Naruse does some nice, relaxed character work with the supporting players, a few of whom are suspended between comic relief and villainy....


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