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田中絹代 1909-1977

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,024 publications in 8 languages and 6,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Ghost films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Silent films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Film editor, Other, Interviewee, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Sanshō dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

53 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 844 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
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th century Japan, a period of bloody civil war, the film is rooted in the postwar psyche of 1950s Japan. It focuses on an ambitious potter haunted by a beautiful ghost and a farmer who dreams of becoming a samurai
Saikaku ichidai onna by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

63 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Japan, a samurai's daughter, Oharu, falls in love with a pretty servant. Caught together, the man is beheaded and Oharu and her family are exiled. After enduring further misfortunes as a concubine, a courtesan, wife, and prostitute, Oharu becomes a mendicant nun in her old age
Narayamabushi kō = Ballad of Narayama( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the center of the tale is Orin, a dignified and dutiful woman who spends her dwindling days securing the happiness of her loyal widowed son with a respectable new wife. Filmed almost entirely on cunningly designed studio sets, in brilliant color and widescreen, The Ballad of Narayama is a stylish and vividly formal work from Japan's cinematic golden age, directed by the dynamic Keisuke Kinoshita"--Container
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

46 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th century Japan, a period of bloody civil war, the film is rooted in the postwar psyche of 1950s Japan. It focuses on an ambitious potter haunted by a beautiful ghost and a farmer who dreams of becoming a samurai
Higanbana = Equinox flower by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

42 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ozu's first color film, a stubborn businessman, who disapproves of his daughter's fiance, must learn to embrace modern romance
Yoru no onnatachi / Women of the night / a Shochiku film ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 292 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
Ugetsu monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixteenth-century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Kanzashi : kanzashi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in a wartime love story. A soldier is forced to prolong his stay at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on a hairpin. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten
Ugetsu by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers, said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And Ugetsu, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director's supreme achievement. Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, this haunting tale of love and loss, with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real, is one of the most beautiful films ever made
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osaka elegy. Switchboard operator Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss after he promises to support her and her father - setting her off on a seemingly irreversible downward spiral
Rikugun( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the experiences of one family from Fukuoka through succesive wars: the Satsuma rebellion, the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and the Second World War
Hijōsen no onna by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

16 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A no-nonsense gangster's moll is troubled by the growing attraction between her man and a virtuous woman
Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[V. 1]. Japanese girls at the harbor. Shimizu's exquisite silent drama tells of the humiliating social downfall experienced by Sunako after jealousy drives her to commit a terrible crime. With its lushly photographed landscapes and innovative visual storytelling, this film shows a director at the peak of his powers and experimentation
Mother = [Okāsan] by Pablo Picasso( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuhara's struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era
Narayamabushi kō = The ballad of Narayama by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Ballad of Narayama, one of Japans' most moving legends. The story of a loving son in a impoverished region who must follow the cruel custom of abandoning his mother to the mountain gods as she turns 70
Oyu sama = Miss Oyu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 71 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
Tōkyō no onna( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to earn money to put her younger brother, Ryoichi, through school Chikako works as typist by day and moonlights in a seedy bar at night. Unfortunately Ryoichi commits suicide when he learns that his sister earned much of the money as a prostitute
Kinoshita and World War II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 1]: Port of flowers (Hana saku minato) (1943 ; 82 min.) -- Two con men arrive in a seaside town to swindle the locals, but soon they have a crisis of conscience. (1943); [Disc 2]: The living magoroku ( Ikite iru Magoroku) -- Under pressure form neighbors, a wealthy family must decide if they want to cultivate soil that hasn't been tilled for centuries in order to aid the war effort. (1943) [Disc 3]: Jubilation street ( Kanko no machi ) -- A close community must evactuate their beloved neighborhood. (1944) [Disc 4]: Army (Rikugun) -- A young man is shipped off to war, and his mother and father have different reactions. (1944) [Disc 5]: Morning for the Osone family ( Osone-ke ashita ) -- After Japan's unconditional surrender, this family drama functions as an angry indictment of Japanese imperialism. (1946)
Silent Ozu. Walk cheerfully ; That night's wife ; Dragnet girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk cheerfully (1930, 96 min.). A seemingly no-good hood reveals his softer side when he loses his heart to a winsome secretary
 
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Alternative Names
Kinuyo Tanaka.

Kinuyo, Tanaka 1909-1977

Kinuyo, Tanaka 1910-1977

Kinuyo Tanaka actor, film director

Kinuyo Tanaka actrice et réalisatrice

Kinuyo Tanaka aktorka i reżyserka japońska

Kinuyo Tanaka attrice e regista giapponese

Kinuyo Tanaka Japans actrice (1909-1977)

Kinuyo Tanaka pemeran perempuan asal Jepang

Tanaka, Kinuyo

Tanaka Kinuyo 1909-1977

Tanaka, Kinuyo 1910-1977

Tanaka Kinuyo japanische Schauspielerin und Regisseurin

Tanaka Kiruyo 1910-1977

Yamaguchi, Kinuyo 1909-1977

Кинуё Танака японская актриса и кинорежиссёр

Танака Кінуйо

Танака Кінуйо японська акторка та кінорежисерка

کینویو تاناکا بازیگر و کارگردان ژاپنی

田中, 絹代 1909-1977

田中娟代

田中娟代 1909-1977

田中絹代 1909-1977

高峰秀子 1909-1977

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