By Player (2000)

Director
Kaneto Shindô

Main cast
Naoto Takenaka; Keiko Oginome

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
The film is a series of vignettes from Taiji Tonoyama's life and film clips, interspersed with a dialogue to camera by Nobuko Otowa, addressing the camera as if she is addressing Tonoyama himself, recollecting events in his life. The film focuses on Tonoyama's alcohol dependence and his various sexual relationships, as well as his film work with Shindo.


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