Asakusa Kid (2021). Netflix Movies. Comments


Child of Asakusa is a 2021 Japanese film directed by Hitori Gekidan on the life of Takeshi Kitano. Featuring Yûya Yagira and Mugi Kadowaki.

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We are in the 1960s and a young Takeshi Kitano leaves school to immerse himself in the theater. He is lucky enough to become the protégé of a famous Japanese artist. Takeshi is learning to train to be an artist day and night, awake or asleep. He should inhabit the character. At the same time, the theater is becoming less and less popular as people gravitate towards their televisions. (Cinema affinity)

Movie reviews

“’The Asakusa Kid’ has many entertaining moments, but fails to characterize Take (…) Note: ?? (of 5) »Barbara Shulgasser-Parker: Common Sense Media

“Yuya Yugira gives a well-founded performance (…) A good film reflecting behind the reality of the exterior that we have seen in the television or showbiz industries (…) Rating: ??? ½ (out of 5)” Christina Geani : Ready Steady Cut

Release date

December 9, 2021.

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On Netflix.

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Asakusa Kid (2021)

Movie title: Child of Asakusa

Description of the film: We are in the 1960s and a young Takeshi Kitano leaves school to immerse himself in the theater. He is lucky enough to become the protégé of a famous Japanese artist. Takeshi is learning to train to be an artist day and night, awake or asleep. He should inhabit the character. At the same time, the theater is becoming less and less popular as people gravitate towards their televisions. (Cinema affinity)

Date published: December 10, 2021

Country: Japan

Duration: 122 minutes

Author: Martin Cid

Director (s): Hitori Gekidan

Actors): Yûya Yagira, Mugi Kadowaki, Morio Kazama, Hiroyuke Onoue, Honami Suzuki, Nobuyuki Tsuchiya, Yo Oizumi

Kind: Drama, Comedy

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