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Inagaki, Hiroshi 1905-1980

Overview
Works: 138 works in 493 publications in 4 languages and 3,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Samurai films  Historical films  Epic films  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Scribe, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Hiroshi Inagaki
 
Most widely held works by Hiroshi Inagaki
Miyamoto Musashi Samurai I by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

59 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third part of a trilogy directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island, takes the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto to the site of his famous duel with his rival Sasaki. Although Musashi had previously abandoned his life as a duelist, he agrees to one final contest on the shores of Ganryu Island. Based on the life of of the seventeenth century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, this trilogy was one of the first color films produced in Japan. The three films, Legend of Musashi, Duel at Ichijoji Temple and Duel at Ganryu Island, faithfully follow Musashi's career, beginning with his decision to participate in the battle of Sekigahara during one of Japan's many clan wars. After experiencing defeat and living the life of a violent fugitive, Musashi is finally taken prisoner by Takuan Sōhō, a Zen Bhuddist priest who becomes his first teacher. In an effort to tame Musashi's arrogant temperament, Takuan locks Musashi in a castle room for three years. During this time, under the Zen priest's tutelage, Musashi slowly improves his character, ultimately comprehending the real meaning of swordsmanship. After enduring many hardships, and defeating some of Japan's best swordsmen, Musashi Miyamoto's fame spreads across Japan
Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen kettō ganryūjima = Miyamoto Musashi three : duel at Ganryu Island by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is now a legendary swordsman whose latest quest is to save an isolated viallage from rampaging brigands. He also, remains haunted by his memories of Otsu. Meanwhile, the ruthless and increasingly jealous Kojiro plots his battle royal with Musashi to prove who is the finest swordsman in Japan
Zoku Miyamoto Musashi Ichijōji no kettō = Miyamoto Musashi two : duel at Ichijoji Temple by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi is a wondering samurai swordsman who is honing his skills during a succession of duels. When he defeats a succession of students, he becomes marked for death and is attacked in a series of cowardly ambushes. Romantic threads are further complicated when two women meet and discover their rivalry. Musashi earns himself an archenemy who vows to defeat Musashi to make his name the finest in all of Japan
Chūshingura( Visual )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Japan, the film tells the story of a young lord, Asano, who travels to the capital city of Edo to assume state duties. After refusing to bribe the Grand Master of Ceremonies for teaching him official etiquette, he is goaded into drawing his sword in the Shogun's palace, a capital offense for which he is sentenced to commit harakiri suicide. This leaves the warriors of Ako as rōnin, masterless samurai with nowhere to go and no lord to serve
Chushingura The Loyal 47 samurai by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their lord having been tricked into committing suicide by a corrupt elder court official, a group of 47 samurai who have been forced to become ronin nurse their anger and outrage, each becoming the personification of the samurai spirit, until the time is right to avenge their dead lord's honor
The Rikisha-man Muhomatsu no issho( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic melodrama about a rickshaw puller who helps raise a young boy after his father died, and loves the boy's mother from afar
Incident at blood pass( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This samurai film portrays the yojimbo (Mifune) who is hired to perform a mysterious mission. All he knows is that he must go to a remote mountain pass and wait
Fūrin kazan by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yamamoto Kansuke is a fearsome warrior who has risen to the position of Clan Chamberlain through trickery and deceit, but he learns the meaning of honor when he and his Lord, Takeda, fall in love with the same woman
Miyamoto Musashi Samurai by Yuanhao Dao( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a civil war, Musashi Miyamoto goes off in search of glory, only to suffer defeat on the wrong side. He returns as an outlaw, halfmad and uncontrollable, and is saved only by the intervention of a village girl who loves him and a Buddhist priest who tries to heal him
Samurai. Toho Co. ; directed by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third film in the Samurai trilogy, a fictionalized retelling of the life of legendary Kensei Musashi Miyamoto
Zoku Miyamoto Musashi chijoji no ketto( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musashi Miyamoto, the 17th century warrior, must prove himself to be a worthy samurai by defeating many foes
The Samurai trilogy by Hiroshi Mifune, Toshiro Inagaki( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshi Inagaki's acclaimed Samurai trilogy is based on the novel that has been called Japan's Gone with the wind. This sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth century samurai Musashi Miyamoto plays out against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. It follows Musashi's odyssey from unruly youth to enlightened warrior
Shinsengumi Assassins of honor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shinsengumi, a small army of samurai, farmers and peasants, band together to do battle against the tide of history
Hōrō-zanmai( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of a master swordsman of the latter years of the Edo period
Mabuta no haha by Shin Hasegawa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a mother and a son, who were separated when the son was very young. The son, as an adult, locates his mother and seeks to reconnect with her. But the mother rejects him fearing that his prodigal presence may have ill effects on her daughter's prospects for marriage
Samurai 2 by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bantsuma Bandō Tsumasaburō no shōgai : Kabushiki Kaisha Matsuda Eigasha 1980-nen sakuhin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "documentary film on the life of Tsumasaburo Bando, a prominent actor in Japanese film history, with highlight scenes from his movies and interviews with related people."--Container
Hige to chonmage : ikiteiru eigashi by Hiroshi Inagaki( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Aru kengo no shogai (romanized form)] Samurai saga by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in Japanese and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komaki is a warrior with the heart of a poet and the nose of Pinocchio. Falling in love, he finds his lady of choice, but she only sees him as a friend
Los tres tesoros = Nippon tanjo( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Miyamoto Musashi Samurai IMiyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen kettō ganryūjima = Miyamoto Musashi three : duel at Ganryu IslandZoku Miyamoto Musashi Ichijōji no kettō = Miyamoto Musashi two : duel at Ichijoji Temple
Alternative Names
Hiroshi, Inagaki

Hiroshi Inagaki director, screenwriter, producer, actor

Hiroshi Inagaki japanischer Filmregisseur

Hiroshi Inagaki Japans acteur (1905-1980)

Hiroshi Inagaki regista cinematografico giapponese

Inagaki, Hiroshi.

Inagaki, Hiroshi 1905-1980

Kajiwara, Kinpachi 1905-1980

Инагаки, Хироси

هیروشی ایناگاکی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ژاپنی

হিরোশি ইনাগাকি

イナガキ, ヒロシ 1905-1980

稲垣, 浩 1905-1980

稲垣浩 1905-1980

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Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen kettō ganryūjima = Miyamoto Musashi three : duel at Ganryu IslandZoku Miyamoto Musashi Ichijōji no kettō = Miyamoto Musashi two : duel at Ichijoji TempleMiyamoto Musashi SamuraiThe Samurai trilogySamurai 2