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Yoda, Yoshikata 1909-1991

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Most widely held works about Yoshikata Yoda
 
Most widely held works by Yoshikata Yoda
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

37 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is a tale of love and loss with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real?is one of the most beautiful films ever made. It explores the misfortunes that befall two reckless and disloyal husbands. One, wishing to be a samurai, neglects his wife, only to find that she has become a prostitute. The other falls victim to a woman who turns out to be a ghost
Sanshō dayū Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an idealistic governor disobeys the reigning feudal lord, he is cast into exile, his wife and children left to fend for themselves and eventually wrenched apart by vicious slave drivers --
Saikaku ichidai onna by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O-Haru is a beautiful courtesan in 17th century Japan who surrenders to her passion for a commoner. As punishment, she and her parents are banished into exile where O-Haru desperately attempts to escape her past. A compelling and powerful critique of feudal Japan as seen through the eyes of a woman, the film portrays the human dramas and historical settings with unflinching realism and atmospheric detail. Winner of the 1952 Venice Film Festival silver lion award
Ōsaka erejī Osaka elegy by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telephone company employee Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss, after he promises to support her and her father but setting her off on an apparently irreversible downward spiral
Gion no shimai Sisters of the Gion / a Daiichi Eiga production ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; original story and direction by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two geisha sisters - one modern-minded, the other staunchly traditional - disagree over how to deal with the men controlling their lives and livelihoods. An early work by Kenji Mizoguchi featuring his favored theme of women struggling against societal boundaries
Yoru no onnatachi Women of the night / a Shochiku film ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's postwar desperation and devastation
Zangiku monogatari The story of the last chrysanthemum by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kikunosuke, a mediocre actor from a famous Kabuki family, falls in love with a maid, he is cast out. The faithful Otoku supports her husband as he struggles to perfect his art. In the end, she is quite ill, yet willing to leave her husband so that he may take his rightful place at the head of the Kabuki community
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twelfth century Japan, the Fujiyawa clan confronts the problems of famine, riots, and the growing power of the Samurai
Gionbayashi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Eiko, a beautiful young girl who decides to follow in her mother's foot steps and become a geisha. With no money of her own, she becomes the apprentice to Miyoharu, her mother's best friend. Eiko begins her training, but slowly discovers that beneath the image of traditional beauty lies the hard truth that a woman must sell herself to live
Sansho the bailiff Sanshō-dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 11th century Japan, two noble children are sold into slavery to the tyrannical bailiff Sansho. Zushio grows up to accept the brutality of society, but his sister Anju adheres to humane principles, sacrificing herself so he can escape and find their mother, who had been sold into prostitution
Souvenirs de Kenji Mizoguchi by Yoshikata Yoda( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Oyu sama Miss Oyu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme s'éprend de la sœur de sa future femme... Une mise en scène exemplaire de Mizoguchi autour d'un triangle amoureux, sublimée par la photographie en noir et blanc
Bushidō zankoku monogatari( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 350 years, the Iikura family have honored bushido, the stern code of the samurai, above all other considerations. Susumu, a modern-day Japanese professional, chronicles the shocking stories of his forefathers as he decides whether to break free from the bonds of an ancient code of honor, or take up the role that tradition has ordained for him
Yuki fujin ezu( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yuki is mistreated by her husband after they lose everything in the war. She tries to find comfort in another man's arms, but the inhibitions of her class conditioning leave her with no way out."--IMDb
2 chefs-d'oeuvre de Kenji Mizoguchi Les amants crucifiés ; L'intendant Sansho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chikamatsu monogatari: Set in 1693 during a period of rigid feudal hierarchy and strict social customs, the film unfolds in the estate of a miserly scroll maker named Ishun who believes his wife is having an affair with his employee
Genroku Chūshingura Mizoguchi Kenji sakuhin( Visual )

in Japanese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Asano is provoked into attacking the high-ranking Lord Kira. For this offence, Asano is forced to commit harakiri [i.e. seppuku]; his family is disinherited; and his 47 loyal samurai become ronin, men without a master. They make drastic plans for a terrible revenge. Based on folklore, the story of the faithful ronin inspired a Kabuki play and some 20 films, but none compare with Mizoguchi's film of breathtaking poetry and pageantry."--Container
Gion no shimai Sisters of Gion by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mizoguchi's first commercial and critical success is a story of two geisha sisters - Emekichi, a submissive traditionalist, and the fiercely independent Omocha. Hatching a plan to secure the future for them both, Omocha embarks on a reckless course of action with disastrous consequences"--Www.artificial-eye.com
Ugetsu monogatari Les contes de la lune vague après la pluie by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Japon au 16ème siècle. Deux couples de paysans sont pris dans la guerre civile et partent pour la ville. Kenjuro le potier rencontre la princesse Wakasa au marché et en tombe éperdument amoureux. Elle l'entraîne dans son manoir. Mais Kenjuro apprendra à ses dépens à ne pas se fier aux apparences. Quant à Tobeï le paysan, abandonnant sa femme qui finira prostituée, il cherche à devenir samouraï pour se couvrir d'une gloire factice... (Jaquette)
The life of O-Haru by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O-Haru is a beautiful courtesan in 17th century Japan who surrenders to her passion for a commoner. As punishment, she and her parents are banished into exile where O-Haru desperately attempts to escape her past. A compelling and powerful critique of feudal Japan as seen through the eyes of a woman, the film portrays the human dramas and historical settings with unflinching realism and atmospheric detail
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ōsaka erejī Osaka elegy
Alternative Names
I-t‘ien, I-hsien 1909-1991

I-tʻien, I-hsien 1909-

I-tʻien, I-hsien 1909-1991

Yoda, Giken

Yoda Giken 1909-1991

Yoda, Yoshikata.

Yoda, Yoshikata 1909-1991

Yoshikata, Yoda

Yoshikata, Yoda 1909-1991

Yoshikata Yoda sceneggiatore giapponese

Yoshikata Yoda Screenwriter

ヨダ, ギケン

ヨダ, ヨシカタ 1909-1991

依田, 義賢

依田 義賢 1909-1991

依田義賢 1909-1991

Languages
Japanese (223)

French (12)

English (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Bushidō zankoku monogatari