Picks and Pans Review: The Cruelty of Beauty

updated 08/02/1982 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/02/1982 01:00AM

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A performance in Tokyo of the 18th-century masterpiece Terakoya (The Temple School) highlights this documentary about Japan's sumptuous and stylized Kabuki Theatre. The actors Utaemon VI and Koshiro VIII, considered "living National Treasures" in Japan, perform.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3

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