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橋本忍 1918-

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Most widely held works about 橋本忍
 
Most widely held works by 橋本忍
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

96 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in ninth century Kyoto. A nobleman is murdered, his bride is raped by a bandit. These deeds are the subject of four different accounts, three by participants and one by an eye-witness. Kurosawa uses a flashback technique to tell the four different versions of these events, and cynically shows the ability of human beings to twist the truth to preserve the idea they have of themselves. The version of the witness, the woodcutter, is different to those of the three participants, and he emerges as the hero of the story
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

98 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16th century Japanese village hires professional warriors to fend off bandits. When the samurai arrive, a spectacular series of battle begins
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

69 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that he is dying of cancer, Watanabe, a government clerk, spends his last months in search of a meaning to life. After failing in the pursuit of pleasure, he finds self fulfillment by ensuring that his former department builds a children's playground in the slums, and dies quietly
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits"--Container
Hara kiri (Seppuku) by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in Japanese and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an unemployed warrior is forced to commit harakiri, his father-in-law returns to the scene, seemingly to play out the same agonizing suicide ritual. Tensions grow to excruciating levels until the thrilling climax, when the elder warrior strikes out one last time against the abusive society that crafted such cruelty
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young executive hunts down his father's killer. A tale about corruption in the boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan as seen through the rising executive eyes
Daibosatsutōge = The sword of doom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryunosuke is a sociopathic samurai. When he is scheduled for an exhibition match at his fencing school, the wife of his opponent begs Ryunosuke to throw the match, offering her own virtue in trade
Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jōiuchi : hairȳo tsuma shimatsu = Samurai rebellion by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan lord orders an aging swordsman to have his son marry the lord's mistress, but reverses his decision after the young couple falls in love
Dodesuka-den by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows the lives of the people who live in a slum, built in a garbage dump. A mentally disabled boy is obsessed with streetcars, driving an imaginary streetcar around, chanting "Dodes'ka-den! Dodes'ka-den!"--Mimicking the sound of the wheels. Some of the neighbors are a young woman living with her lecherous uncle; a pair of friends who get drunk and swap wives; a possibly mentally ill beggar and his son who live in a deserted car; and a man with five children who knows he is not the father of any, but treats them as if they were his own. Although they may dream of better times, these people are trapped--both physically and psychologically--doomed to live a life of disappointment (or worse), but many find ways to carry on
Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiichi Nakajima (Mifune) decides to relocate his family to the safe haven of Brazil from what he perceives is a nuclear holocaust. His methods of getting them there, by burning down their foundry, leads to his incarceration when the family commits him for being criminally insane. From the confines of the asylum Kiichi drifts into a fantasy world where he believes that the sun is an inferno created by the Earth when it exploded in a nuclear holocaust. 'I Live in fear' is Kurosawa's blatant criticism of the perils of nuclear warfare, and was produced at the height of the Cold War when the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union were all experimenting with nuclear testing. The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was also a recent and painful memory. This a powerful study of patriarchy in Japanese society, and what Kiichi is willing to do to convince his family to support his beliefs. DVD
Throne of blood by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reimagines Macbeth in feudal Japan. Starring Kurosawa's longtime collaborator Toshiro Mifune and the legendary Isuzu Yamada as his ruthless wife, the film tells of a valiant warrior's savage rise to power and his ignominious fall
Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortress by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jidai geki (period film) set during the civil war of the sixteenth century. A young princess is trying to travel across war-torn territory with her clan's treasure accompanied by a loyal samurai (Mifune) and two oafish peasants. This film is notable for the way Kurosawa brings some complexity to what could have been a conventional chambara (sword-play film). He overlays satire, Shakesperian contrasts between clown and hero and references to the American western on more traditional elements such as Noh music and story-structure close to fairy tale. Kurosawa also makes what Noel Burch regards as distinctively Japanese use of the wide screen (cinemascope) proportions in decentred compositions which, like some traditional Japanese painting, frequently emphasises the shape and boundaries of the frame
Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in Japanese and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning of life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled
Dodes 'Ka-den by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

42 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of Tokyo slum dwellers who huddle together on the desolate fringes of the city. Some are drunk ; some are physically handicapped. All have been cheated by life. They survive on illusion and imagination
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world
Ikiru; a film by Akira Kurosawa( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai), sets Shakespeare's definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan. The film fuses classical Western tragedy with formal elements taken from Noh Theater to create an unforgettable cinematic experience
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by some to be Akira Kurosawa's greatest achievement, Ikirupresents the director at his most compassionate, affirming life through an exploration of a man's death. Takashi Shimura portrays Kanji Watanabe, an aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer forced to strip the veneer off his existence and find meaning in his final days. Told in two parts, Ikiru offers Watanabe's quest in the present, and then through a series of flashbacks. The result is a multifaceted look at a life through a prism of perspectives, resulting in a full portrait of a man who lacked understanding from others in life
 
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Rashōmon
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Shichinin no samurai = Seven samuraiIkiru = To liveHara kiri (Seppuku)Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fearThrone of bloodKakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortressIkiruNihon no ichiban nagai hi
Alternative Names
Chasimoto, Sinobu 1918-

Chasimoto, Sinobu 1918-2018

Hashimoto, Shinobu

Hashimoto, Shinobu 1918-

Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-2018

Hasimoto, Sinobu

Hasimoto Sinobu japán forgatókönyvíró

Shinobu, Hashimoto.

Shinobu Hashimoto guionista japonés

Shinobu Hashimoto Japanese screenwriter

Shinobu Hashimoto Japans filmregisseur

Shinobu Hashimoto scénariste japonais

Šinobu Hašimoto japonský scenárista

Σινόμπου Χασιμότο Ιάπωνας σεναριογράφος

Синобу Хасимото японский сценарист, режиссёр, продюсер

Хасимото, Синобу

Шінобу Хашімото

שינובו האשימוטו תסריטאי יפני

شینوبو هاشیموتو

교본인 1918-

ハシモト, シノブ

ハシモト, シノブ 1918-

ハシモト, シノブ, 1918-2018

橋本, 忍 1918-...

橋本, 忍, 1918-2018

橋本忍 1918-

橋本忍 1918-2018

橋本忍 日本の脚本家、映画監督

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