Kagero-za

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Kagerō-za
Kagero-za poster.jpg
Directed bySeijun Suzuki
Produced byGenjirō Arato
Written byYōzō Tanaka
Kyōka Izumi (novel)
StarringYūsaku Matsuda
Michiyo Okusu
Katsuo Nakamura
Eriko Kusuda
Music byKaname Kawachi
CinematographyKazue Nagatsuka
Edited byAkira Suzuki
Distributed byCinema Placet
Genjirō Amato Pictures
Release date
  • July 31, 1981 (1981-07-31)
Running time
139 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Kagerō-za (陽炎座, Heat-Haze Theatre) is a 1981 independent Japanese film directed by Seijun Suzuki and based on a novel by Kyōka Izumi. It forms the middle section of Suzuki's Taishō Roman Trilogy, preceded by Zigeunerweisen (1980) and followed by Yumeji (1991), surrealistic psychological dramas and ghost stories linked by style, themes and the Taishō period (1912–1926) setting. All were produced by Genjirō Arato.

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