WorldCat Identities

吉行和子 1935-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 314 publications in 6 languages and 3,706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Detective and mystery films  History  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Road films  Ghost films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Interviewee, vac, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about 吉行和子
 
Most widely held works by 吉行和子
Okuribito by Yōjirō Takita( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daigo Kobayashi is a devoted cellist in an orchestra that has just been dissolved and finds himself without a job. He decides to move back to his old hometown with his wife to look for work and start over. He answers a classified ad entitled 'Departures' thinking it is an advertisement for a travel agency. He discovers that the job is actually for a 'Nokanshi' or 'encoffineer,' a funeral professional who prepares deceased bodies for burial and entry into the next life. While his wife and others despise the job, Daigo takes a certain pride in his work and begins to perfect the art, acting as a gentle gatekeeper between life and death, between the departed and the family of the departed
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the tradition of Central Station comes KIKUJIRO the highly acclaimed new film from Takeshi "Beat" Kitano, the award-winning director of Fireworks (Hana-Bi) and Sonatine. Lonely nine-year-old Masao leaves Tokyo in search of his mother, a woman he's never met. He's accompanied on his journey across the Japanese countryside by surly, middle-aged petty crook Kikujiro (Kitano), who is none too happy being the chaperone. When Kikujiro gambles away all of Masao's travel money, the two must rely on their wits and the kindness of colorful strangers. Along the way, as the two share a series of wild and unpredictable adventures, they end up at a destination that neither of them could have imagined."--Envase
L'empire de la passion = Empire of passion by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

41 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of sensually-depraved and tormented lovers, guilty of murdering the woman's aging husband, and his retribution against them, set in Japan in 1895
Leonie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi
The complete Lady Snowblood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Wool 100%( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old ladies who spend their days scavenging the local trashpiles, find a mysterious little girl in their home, knitting a sweater which will promptly be unraveled the moment it's done and knitted again-and again
Lady Snowblood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Zatoichi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Zatōichi abare-himatsuri( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a town where women are bought and sold, Zatoichi stumbles upon a secret organzation headed by Yamikubo, the Dark Imperial Lord. The 'Boss of Bosses, ' blind like Zatoichi, takes an interest in the masseur, guiding him on the path of destiny and the duty of the sightless. However, a chance encounter with two beautiful women might be the end of Zatoichi, as both a jealous husband and the town Yakuza want his head!"--Container. Number 21 in the series
The complete Lady Snowblood : Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood: love song of vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Shurayukihime = Lady Snowblood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned and sentenced to hang for the murders she committed to avenge her family, Yuki is given a reprieve by the mysterious Kikui, a secret government agent. In return for her life she must infiltrate the house of the anarchist Ransui to recover a document for Kikui. When Yuki decides to change sides and help Ransui, she has to use all her skills to fight for their lives. Last time it was for revenge, this time it is for justice
Tōkyō kazoku = Tokyo family by Yōji Yamada( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homage to Ozu's Tokyo Monogatari (aka Tokyo Story) by Director Yamada. Mr. and Mrs. Hirayama go to see their three children in Tokyo all the way from a small island in the Seto Inland Sea. They enjoy their family reunion time at first. However, the old couple's way of life is so different from fast-paced city life of their children and they start feeling disconnected. The film warmly dipicts the story of an ordinary family whose affection and care for each other sometimes turn into frustration and distance among themselves
When Marnie was there by Hiromasa Yonebayashi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. As the days go by, a nearly magnetic pull draws Anna back to the Marsh house again and again, and she begins to piece together the truth surrounding her strange new friend
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set contains seven adventures from the swordsman who comes fully armed with his trusty cane-sword, and a variety of cunning disguises
The complete Lady Snowblood : Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood: love song of vengeance( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Zatoichi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Yoshiyuki Eisuke to sono jidai : modan toshi no hikari to kage by Eisuke Yoshiyuki( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiisai ouchi = La maison au toit rouge by Yōji Yamada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Japon, 1936. Taki entre au service de Tokiko et sa famille dans leur maison en banlieue de Tokyo. Quand Tokiko rencontre le nouveau collègue de son mari, elle est irrésistiblement attirée par ce jeune homme. Taki devient le témoin de leur amour clandestin. Alors que la guerre éclate, elle doit prendre une terrible décision. Soixante ans plus tard, à la mort de Taki, son neveu découvre une lettre scellée et comprend alors la vérité sur ce secret si longtemps gardé." (Source : jaquette)
Lady Snowblood, love song of vengeance = Shurayukihime urami koiuta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned and sentenced to hang for the murders she committed to avenge her family, Yuki is given a reprieve by the mysterious Kikui, a secret government agent. In return for her life, Yuki must infiltrate the household of Ransui, an anarchist and activist, assassinate him, and recover an important document. But all is not as it seems. The document in question contains evidence of a foul miscarriage of justice engineered by Kikui and his patron for political and personal gain. When Yuki decides to switch sides and help Ransui, Kikui unleashes every weapon at his disposal to eliminate them, recover the document, and protect his secret. Once again, the deadly blade of Lady Snowblood must stain itself with death ... but this time it's not for revenge. It's for justice
El imperio de la pasión Ai no borei = L'empire de la passion( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La hermosa Seki conoce un día a un apuesto joven llamdao Toyoki. Con su ayuda mata a su marido y lo arroja a un pozo. Ya se han librado de este hombre, pero no de su "fantasma", que estará inmerso en sus vidas hasta que confiesen su crimen
 
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Okuribito
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L'empire de la passion = Empire of passionShurayukihime = Lady Snowblood
Alternative Names
Kazuko Yoshiyuki actrice

Kazuko Yoshiyuki Japanese actress and essayist

Kazuko Yoshiyuki Japanische Schauspielerin

Kazuko Yoshiyuki Japans actrice

Kazuko Yoshiyuki Japansk skuespillerinde og essayist

Kazuko Yoshiyuki pemeran perempuan asal Jepang

Yoshiyuki, Kazuko.

Yoshiyuki, Kazuko 1935-

Yosiyuki, Gajeuko

Yosiyuki, Gajeuko 1935-

Yosiyuki, Kazuko

Ёсиюки, Кадзуко

کازوکو یوشیوکی بازیگر ژاپنی

길행화자 1935-

요시유키 카즈코 1935-

ヨシユキ, カズコ

ヨシユキ, カズコ 1935-

吉行, 和子

吉行, 和子 1935-..

吉行和子 1935-

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