Saturday, October 03, 2009

Kimura Ryo
The Red and the Black

Kimura Ryo is currently starring in 'Aka to Kuro', a stage play set in 19th century France. The time of Napoleon has passed and aristocracy reigns. Kimura plays Julien Sorel, a good-looking, ambitious man from a poor family, aiming to be a cleric. He is employed as a tutor for the children of the mayor of Verrières, Monsieur de Rênal. Feeling contempt for aristocracy, Sorel seduces Rênal's wife. When the affair is exposed, he is driven out of the town. He enters a seminary and led by its director, the abbé Pirard, he eventually moves to Paris, still burning with ambitions. Caught up in the high society of Paris, Sorel captures the heart of Marquis de la Mole's daughter, Mathilde but...

'Aka to Kuro' runs from 1st to 11th October 2009 at Akasaka Red Theater.

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The Red and the Black Wikipedia


On Saturday, October 03, 2009 4:17:00 PM, Anonymous grumpy wrote...

but... he actually wants de Mole's wife?

Why is Kimura Ryo not in any rankings? He's top rate stuff!!


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