Okuzaki’s Shtick

Posted originally to Film of the Month Club blog as contribution to discussion of the 1987 film, Yuki Yikite shingun. Following Rick Olson’s “Prophetic Performance and the Documentary Gaze”, I find that I’m fixated on Okuzaki Kenzo’s shtick, on his performance of himself before Hara’s camera, on what performance studies types like me might call…