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Japanese cinema was very focused on capturing both the ordinary and the extraordinary, so a lot of the things that we captured tended to be existentialist, as well. In the films, there were influences by Camus or Sartre, different philosophers. In the theater, we referred to Brecht, so in that sense there was a lot of inclination towards existentialism and extraordinary references were very ...
Appeared in a plethora of plays written by Kôbô Abe
while working at the the "New Theatre" and appeared in some film adaptations (often with screenplays written by Abe himself) of his works. This theatre group controversially introduced avante-garde concepts to Japanese theatre and film, especially through Abe's collaborations with director Hiroshi Teshigahara