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山田洋次

Overview
Works: 595 works in 1,303 publications in 6 languages and 3,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Tasogare Seibei by Yōji Yamada ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a low ranking retainer whose struggle to keep his family, and maintain his honour without resorting to the violence he denounces, is tested at every level
Kābē ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her husband is arrested on suspicion of being a Communist, a woman is suddenly in charge of taking care of her household and her two daughters, with the help of her husband's sister, during the early days of World War II
Kakushiken oni no tsume by Yōji Yamada ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan
Bushi no ichibun ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the emotional intensity of an age when respect was more valuable than riches and love cut more truly than any sword. Shinnojo Mimura is a samurai, sharing a hand-to-mouth life with his beautiful wife, until he goes blind, and loses everything
The hidden blade Kakushi ken oni no tsume ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan
Otoko wa tsurai yo ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tora-san, an itinerant peddler, returns home after twenty years to find his parents passed away and his only sister, Sakura, running a local sweet shop and living with their aunt and uncle. Tora begrudgingly agrees to Sakura's planned marriage to a painter, but only succeeds in ruining the marriage when he behaves outrageously at the pre-wedding party. He unwittingly falls in love with the daughter of a Buddhist priest. Upon learning that she is already preparing for her own marriage, he decides to leave home again to hide his chagrin
Zero no shōten ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a newlywed husband disappears on what was supposed to be only a brief business trip, his wife Teiko spearheads the effort to find out what happened. As Teiko slowly makes her way through the snowy countryside in search of missing husband, the revelation that he may have been leading a double life sets off a chain of events that finds her fate growing increasingly grim
Zoku otoko wa tsurai yo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second in the series of Tora-san films, this episode finds Toara-san unable build an intimate relationship with his old teacher's daughter, so heads for Kyoto to find his mother
Shin otoko wa tsurai yo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tora-san offers a trip to Hawaii to his Aunt and Uncle to make up for the trouble he has caused them. But unexpected troubles await. In the second half of the story, a beautiful young woman comes into Tora-san's life
Otoko wa tsurai yo fūten no Tora ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third Tora-san films, Tora-san's family attempts to arrange a marriage for him. Tora-san's enthusiasm causing a turmoil again, he leaves for a remote hot springs resort where he becomes a handyman and falls in love with the general manager, Oshizu
Suna no utsuwa by Seichō Matsumoto ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two detectives are assigned to investigate the murder of a 60-year-old policeman at the Tokyo Railway Station. The victim is well-liked and benevolent and there does not seem to be any motivation to the murder. A further investigation finally leads to the discovery of the hidden past of a young rising composer
Tora-san collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series of early comedy films featuring the character Tora-san
The hidden blade ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Japanese and German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young samurai struggles between his loyalty to tradition and the woman he loves despite her poor social standing
Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an ex-murderer on parole trying to make his way home to Hokkaido to meet his wife
Bushi no ichibun ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor"--Internet Movie Database
Otoko wa tsurai yo by Yōji Yamada ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The fourteenth installment in the Tora-san series. Tora-san has an illegitimate child? To everyone's surprise, he brought a child back to Shibamata. When everyone in his family decides to raise the child as a family member, they find that he was only an abandoned child that Tora-san found on the street! At first, Tora-san has no interest in taking care of the child and he lets his auntie and sister, Sakura, to do the job instead ... until he meets the beautiful nurse Kyoko"--Container
Kabei - our mother ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her husband is arrested on suspicion of being a Communist, a woman is suddenly in charge of taking care of her household and her two daughters, with the help of her husband's sister, during the early days of World War II
Gakkō by Yangci Shantian ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the evening session of a junior high school in Tokyo, the film portrays the relationships between teachers and students
Tasogare Seibei The twilight samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid-19th century). A low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love
Love and honor by Yōji Yamada ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final instalment in the Twilight Samurai trilogy. Shinnojo is a food taster for his clan who dreams of one day opening his own Kendo school. When he is blinded by poisonous food, he and his wife Kayo are worried that they will lose their income. Kayo must give her favours to the powerful samurai Shimada to survive. When Shinnojo beomes jealous, a bitter showdown for honour follows
 
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Alternative Names
Yamada, Yōji, 1931-
Yōji, Yamada 1931-
ヤマダ, ヨウジ, 1931-
山田洋次
山田洋次 1931-
Languages
Japanese (164)
English (10)
Spanish (6)
German (3)
Chinese (3)
Italian (1)