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Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki Featuring Toma Ikuta

By Sabrina McFarland, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Japanese film star seeks career challenge on theater stage.

Movie NR 2022 87 minutes
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Director Tadashi Aizawa delivers a delightful documentary about a lasting childhood connection that hangs in there! "Matsuya [Onoe] is my friend from high school," says on-screen actor Toma Ikuta in Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki Featuring Toma Ikuta. "Back in high school he would say, 'One day we'll be on stage together. We'll do Kabuki.'"

Ikuta doesn't believe it will happen, but the actor gets an unexpected call from Onoe. Notes Ikuta about the Kabuki invite, "It's nothing like the movies or plays I've done." Onoe reveals Kabuki, an art form in existence for centuries, creates "this sort of eruption from inside that gives you goose bumps." Similar effects may also be experienced by viewers during this feel-good film.

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