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A portrait of Akihiro Miwa, a legendary entertainer and a pioneer of gay activism. In 1968, a Japanese detective film was released called "Black Lizard" that went on to be come a cult classic. The main character who captured the hearts of the Japanese public was Akihiro Miwa. As a young singer, Miwa popularized androgyny as a fashion statement, fusing the masculine and the feminine. This evolved into performing as a woman and living off-stage as a man. Here, Miwa looks back over a 50-year career and a fascinating life in music, film and television.
Released in United States 2011