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Bunraku Puppetry

 

10-minute video introduction to one of the world's great theater forms, 400-year old Japanese Bunraku puppetry.  Unlike puppet theaters in many cultures which are created for children, Bunraku is dramatic entertainment for adult audiences. Master puppeteer Kanjuro KIRITAKE demonstrates techniques, showing how the puppet is manipulated to express a wide range of human emotions.