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Sakamoto, Ryūichi 1952-

Works: 708 works in 1,536 publications in 12 languages and 10,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Biography  Folklore  Piano music  Piano music, Arranged  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Actor, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Singer, Arranger, Compiler, Musician, Other, Artist, Producer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ryūichi Sakamoto
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights by Peter Kosminsky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Heathcliff was to serve as both christian name and surname for the ragged, dark-skinned child who Mr. Earnshaw found abandoned in the streets of Liverpool and took home to live with his own children - Cathy and Hindley - at Wuthering Heights. The stormy life of the mysterious Heathcliff, his love for Cathy, and his relationship with the people who lived at Wuthering Heights and at the nearby Trushcross Grange make up Emily Bronte's classic novel."
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat. Lawrence speaks Japanese, and ceaselessly tries to mediate between the prisoners and their overseers, translating both the words and the values of the two races. Celliers' attitude, however, is more comprehensible to Yonoi. He and Celliers arrive at a sort of détente, based on an admiration for the other, but this eventually turns into a contest of wills as the camp's carefully nurtured equilibrium is destroyed
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alluring seductress is suddenly exposed to the world, including her enemies, by a voyeuristic photographer who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge
Derrida by Kirby Dick ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines rare private footage of Derrida with his reflections on violence, love and death and investigates the concept of biography, exploring the relationship between the public and the private
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Peachboy by Eric Metaxas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japanese folktale in which a peasant couple discovers a little boy inside a giant peach. In time, Momotaro the Peachboy becomes a great warrior who sets off on an epic journey to deliver his people from an evil band of ogres
The sheltering sky by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American artist couple, drawn by desire to the Sahara, travel there shortly after World War II in order to follow their passionate obsessions in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared
Snake Eyes by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Le secrétaire d'Etat à la Défense est abattu pendant un match de boxe au Palais des Sports d'Atlantic City. La police boucle aussitôt les lieux pour tenter de laisser le moins de chance possible au coupable de s'enfuir
Hara-kiri Death of a samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord."
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a big American city, a boy and his family discover a prince in a land of miracles. But the miracle becomes real when Tibetan monks appear, searching for their leader's reincarnation- who they believe has been reborn in the boy. Suddenly, their worlds meet, leading the Americans on an extraordinary adventure."--Container
Gohatto Taboo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A handsome new recruit, Kano, causes sexual tension in a traditional samurai militia group called Shinsengumi in Kyoto, at the end of the Shōgunate era in Japan
Women without men Zanān bidūn-i mardan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Persian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set against the political turmoil of Iran's 1953 coup d'etat, 'Women without men' tells the story of four disparate women whose lives converge in a mystical orchard on the outskirts of Tehran"-- Container
Tokyo! by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De M.Gondry, un jeune couple s'installe à Tokyo... "Merde" de L.Carax, une ignoble créature apparaît dans les rues de Tokyo.... "Shaking Tokyo" de Bong Joon-ho : un hikikomori tombe amoureux
Peachboy by Eric Metaxas ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Sigourney Weaver reading the Japanese folktale of Peachboy. After Momotaro is found floating on the river inside a giant peach, the young boy matures into a great warrior who fights the evil demons who terrorize his village. Includes eight musical selections written and performed by Ryūichi Sakamoto
The last emperor original motion picture soundtrack by Ryūichi Sakamoto ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High heels Tacones lejanos by Pedro Almodóvar ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daughter of singing star Becky del Paramo, Rebecca Giner has got a lot to live up to - and even live down ... Abandoned by her mother and mentor 15 years before, Rebecca has made it big in Madrid by marrying top TV executive - and her mother's ex-lover - Manuel
Playing the piano by Ryūichi Sakamoto ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Solo-Pianoalbum des herausragenden japanischen Pianisten Ryuichi Sakamoto. Der umtriebige Musiker war Teil des Yellow Magic Orchestra, das als sehr einflussreiche Gruppe in etwa mit Kraftwerk in Europa vergleichbar ist. Sakamoto ist ein Multitalent, das sich im Avantgarde-Pop, in der Neo-Klassik, bei Kunstperformances und im Jazz gleichermassen heimisch fühlt. Ausserdem ist er ein sehr gefragter Filmmusikkomponist (Der letzte Kaiser, Babel u.v.a.). äDer ganze Duktus dieses Piano-Albums ist so sensibel und leise, dass man schnell dazu übergeht, die Musik als Hintergrund zu sehen. Das ist natürlich gemein. Aber der jazzige Ansatz vieler Songs ... den Sakamoto mit seinen Kenntnissen über die meditativen Wiederholungsstrukturen der Minimal Music kombiniert, versetzen den Hörer an eine Hotelbar. Sakamotos Affinität zu Romantikern wie Chopin und Postromantikern und Impressionisten wie Debussy oder Satie verleiten zum sanften Abdriften in Träume über Nebel, Herbst, Wasser oder andere romantische Bilder. Auf seiner Tournee wird sein Pianospiel sicher intim und reizvoll seinä (
Red hot + Rio pure listening pleasure by Money Mark ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casa by Antonio Carlos Jobim ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Sakamoto, Lyūichi.
Sakamoto, Lyūichi, 1952-
Sakamoto, Riuichi, 1952-....
Sakamoto, Ruychi, 1952-....
Sakamoto, Ryūichi
Sakamoto, Ryūichi, 1952-
Sakamoto, Ryuichi, 20e E.
Sakamoto, Yuichi falsche Namensform 1952-
サカモト, リュウイチ
サカモト, リュウイチ, 1952-
坂本, 龍一
坂本, 龍一, 1952-....
坂本龍一, 1952-
English (165)
French (63)
Spanish (44)
German (31)
Japanese (24)
Portuguese (7)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (4)
Catalan (3)
Chinese (2)
Persian (1)
Czech (1)