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Narushima, Izuru

Overview
Works: 35 works in 64 publications in 2 languages and 207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Gangster films  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Apocalyptic films  Disaster films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Izuru Narushima
Middonaito Iiguru = Midnight eagle( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted photographer witnesses the crash of a U.S. bomber in Japan's snowy Northern alps, he becomes a reluctant hero who must defy the odds to protect the plane's lethal contents from getting into the wrong hands
Shoujyo : an adolescent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa. One day while hanging out at a bar, he is approached by a 15-year-old enjo kosai named Yoko, offering a round of illicit sex in exchange for cash. Though he demurs, their paths cross again and soon a relationship of sorts forms. Yoko, it turns out, is Sukemasa's sister. Both happen to be the children of his old flame Yukie, a grasping and self-centered woman. Moreover, Yoko's grandfather is responsible for the massive tattoo sprawling across Tomokawa's back. Tomokawa soon takes both teens under his wing, protecting them from their heartless mother, and their lecherous stepfather. Soon, Yoko gets a similarly massive tattoo illustrating her bond with her policeman savior
Yōkame no semi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An adaptation of Naoki Prize-winning author Kakuta Mitsuyo's humanistic suspense novel, which was also made into a television series with a different cast and crew. It presents a powerful depiction of the sorrow of a woman who abducts the young daughter of the married man she is having an affair with and tries to raise her on her own, and the now grown-up girl who struggles to deal with her distorted upbringing. Kiwako (Nagasaku Hiromi), who has fallen in love with a married man, impulsively abducts his infant daughter. She is later arrested after four years on the lam, and the child is returned to her true parents. However, the now adult Erina (Inoue Mao) also finds herself in a relationship with a married man."--J-Pitch JFDB
Rengō Kantai Shirei Chōkan Yamamoto Isoroku = The Admiral by Yasuo Hasegawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On December 7th, 1941, 'a date which will live in infamy', 353 Japanese fighters and bombers launched a brutal surprise attach on the United States navel base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. Nearly 2500 U.S. serviceman lost their lives on that fateful morning, and a scandalized nation gave their full support for America's historic entry into the Second World War. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the brilliant Commander-in-Chief of Japan's Combined Fleet, was the mastermind behind the attack. Marked for death by radical Japanese nationalists for his outspoken opposition to any attack on the United States, what dramatic turn of events could have possibly compelled him to orchestrate the infamous early morning raid? Produced for the 70th Anniversary of The Attack On Pearl Harbour, this powerful, acclaimed and action-packed motion picture event will both thrill and surprise you. Now, discover the amazing truth behind one of the most pivotal events of WWII ..."--Container
Koi gokudō( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loving relationship spirals downward when drugs take hold
Fushigi na misaki no monogatari by Masato Kato( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story set in a café situated along a small cape and run by an elderly woman named Etsuko and aided by her nephew Koji
Runin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama that takes place during the Edo Period where criminals are sent to Hachijō Island to serve their sentence. A woman sent to the island will do anything to get back home
Soromon no gishō = Solomon's perjery( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... On Christmas morning at Joto Daisan Junior High School, Year 2 Group A student Kashiwagi Takuya (Mochizuki Ayumu) is found dead. Police conclude it was a suicide, but an accusatory letter sends the media into a frenzy. Group A class council member Fujino Ryoko (Fujino Ryoko) suggests that a trial be held within the school to uncover the truth."
Attack on Pearl Harbor Admiral Yamamoto( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kommandør Yamamoto spiller en central rolle, da Japan i 1941 angriber Pearl Habor i USA. Man ser krigen fra japanernes synsvinkel og et menneskeliogt portræt af en hærfører, der udsættes for adskillige dilemmaer
Nihon chinbotsu = Sinking of Japan by Zuojing Xiaosong( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A submarine pilot, Onodera (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi), participates in the research of the abyssal ocean, and comes to learn an astonishing fact: the Japanese islands are going to disappear after a year due to the rapid subduction of the tectonic plates. A plan, initiated by the government, is made to relocate the Japanese nation overseas, but it proves difficult to prepare the other countries to receive the evacuees. Disasters soon start occurring across Japan as a result of the tectonic plate movements. Onodera rescues a girl who has lost her family, together with rescue team member, Reiko (Shibasaki Kou), who lost her family in the Great Hanshin Earthquake. The two become attracted to each other. The last resort to save Japan is to separate the plate where the Japanese islands are located from the rest of the plate. Onodera heads down towards the ocean depth in an aging submarine in order to set detonators, and once he dives, the submarine will not be able to bring him back to the surface. Onodera puts his life at stake, and his work saves Japan from sinking."--J-Pitch JFDB
Kuraimāzu hai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The worst plane crash occurred on August 12, 1985. Kazumasa Yuki, a reporter was given the go-ahead to cover the story. Overwhelmed by the magnitude of the accident, Yuki faces a string of decision-making moments. He learns the true meaning of life through the experiences of news reporting and mountain climbing
Une adolescente Shōjo by Eiji Okuda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verano de 1939. Marie, de 12 años, pasa las vacaciones en casa de su abuela en Auvergne. Allí va abandonando la infancia y vive su primera historia de amor, mientras se está fraguando la segunda guerra mundial
Tsukiji uogashi sandaime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film version of a popular manga series, Shuntaro Akagi, a successful employee in a large trading company, enters the world of the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo when he agrees to help out on a temporary basis in the wholesale business run by his girlfriend's father. Shuntaro works hard to improve the business and soon becomes so fascinated with the market's customs and workers that he quits his regular job to work there full-time
Furai, dadi, furai = Fly, daddy, fly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suzuki's world is shattered when his teenage daughter is brutally attacked. The assailant, Ishihara, son of a politician, brazenly mocks Suzuki as he throws him cover-up money. Angry, Suzuki finds he has no answer to Ishihara and in venting his anger, loses his daughter's trust too. A sleep-deprived, crazed Suzuki goes to Ishihara's school wielding a knife. He does not find Ishihara, but instead forms an alliance with an odd group of school misfits called the Zombies. The group's elusive leader, Pak Sun Shin, decides to train Suzuki, who quits his job and embarks on a punishing programme to win back freedom for his daughter."--AsianWiki.com
To each his own = Chotto ima kara shigoto yamete kuru = Shou gou liao! wo yao chao lao xi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takashi is under immense pressure to meet his tough sales quota at work. Mentally and physically exhausted, he loses consciousness at a train station and begins to fall from a platform, with a train fast approaching. At the last moment, he is saved by a man who calls himself Yamamoto and claims to be a childhood friend, who Takashi has no memory of whatsoever. After meeting the mysterious yet super-charming man, Takashi rediscovers his old cheerful self, and his job performance gradually improves. Then one day, Takashi looks Yamamoto up on the internet and finds a shocking truth: Yamamoto had died three years ago"--Container
Soromon no gishō = Solomon's perjury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chotto ima kara shigoto yamete kuru( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sōgen no isu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentarō Tōma, a salesman for a camera company, and Jujō Togashi, an owner of a camera shop, become captivated by a picture with only a chair sitting in a field of grass. Kentarō has feeling towards Kishiko Shinohara, owner of an antique shop. They meet a 4-year-old Keisuke who is traumatized from being abused by his mother and abandoned by his father. All four decide to travel to Hunza, Pakistan, to find a peace of mind
Soromon no gishō = Solomon's perjury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saiban( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Izuru Narushima

Izuru Narushima Japanese screenwriter and film director

Izuru Narushima Japans scenarioschrijver

Izuru Narushima regista e sceneggiatore giapponese

Narushima, Izuru 1961-

Нарусима, Идзуру

ایزورو ناروشیما

나루시마 이즈루

성도출 1961-

なるしま いずる 1961-

成島出, 1961-

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