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京マチ子 1924-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 551 publications in 7 languages and 8,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
113 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in ninth century Kyoto. A nobleman is murdered, his bride is raped by a bandit. These deeds are the subject of four different accounts, three by participants and one by an eye-witness. Kurosawa uses a flashback technique to tell the four different versions of these events, and cynically shows the ability of human beings to twist the truth to preserve the idea they have of themselves. The version of the witness, the woodcutter, is different to those of the three participants, and he emerges as the hero of the story
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 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
The Teahouse of the August moon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Ukigusa monogatari A story of floating weeds ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent film: A Story of Floating Weeds in color and sound with the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating weeds reveals his distinct style at its pinnacle. In each, the director captures the joy and sadness in everyday life
Jigokumon ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a samurai who falls in love with a married woman he guards during a palace uprising. She is horrified by his attentions and his love leads to tragic consequences. Based on a real crime committed in Japan in 1159
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It tells the story of an aging actor who returns with his troupe to a small provincial town, the home of his former mistress and son, who believes the actor is his uncle. His son has believed all these years that he is his uncle rather than his father.The actor's present mistress spins an elaborate web of deceit intended to prevent the family reuniting
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final film of director Kenji Mizoguchi follows the lives of five prostitutes in the Yoshiwara region of Tokyo. Each has a different story and different plans, but they all share an uncertain future as they face the outlawing of their profession
Jigokumon by Teinosuke Kinugasa ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of epic, violent intrigue in twelfth-century Japan, an imperial warrior falls for a lady-in-waiting; even after he discovers she is married, he goes to extreme lengths to win her love
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woman in the dunes: An amateur entomologist leaves Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night in the home of a young widow who lives in a hut at the bottom of a sand dune
Tanin no kao The face of another by Hiroshi, 1927- Teshigahara ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Okuyama, after being burned and disfigured in an industrial accident and estranged from his family and friends, agrees to his psychiatrist's radical experiment: a face transplant, created from the mold of a stranger. As Okuyama is thus further alienated from the world around him, he finds himself giving in to his darker temptations
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women of the night. The story of two sisters, Fusako, a war widow, and Natsuko, in an affair with a narcotics smuggler, who, along with their younger friend Kumiko, descend into prostitution and moral chaos amid the postwar devastation surrounding them
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Akasen chitai: Set in 1955, examines the dreams and problems of the prostitutes living in one Tokyo brothel
Floating weeds ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remake of Ozu's own 1934 silent black and white film, A Story of Floating Weeds. A traveling troupe of actors visits a small town, and the chief actor renews his contact with a woman who bore him a son years ago. The son thinks his father is dead, and falls in love with one of the actresses, his father's current mistress. A film demonstrating Ozu's characteristic visual artistry with powerful emotional statements
Marlon Brando ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The teahouse of the August moon: Okinawa 1946- occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily oriental interpreter and a determined geisha girl, along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Odd obsession by Kon Ichikawa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odd obsession deals with aging and the myriad dreads that accompany it
[Kagi] Odd obsession ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blend of comic satire and drama, Odd obsession follows an elderly man's attempts to satisfy his younger wife. When "potency" injections fail, Mr. Kenmochi incites his own jealousy by orchestrating an affair between his wife and his doctor, who happens to be his daughter's fiance--Container
The Marlon Brando collection Mutiny on the Bounty ; Julius Caesar ; Reflections in a golden eye ; Teahouse of the August Moon ; The formula ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teahouse of the August Moon portrays the comedic struggle of the American military charged with democratizing an Okinawan village while the villagers resist with a plan of their own
Ugetsu monogatari Les contes de la lune vague après la pluie by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 36 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...Le chef-d'oeuvre de Mizoguchi, un des plus beau film de l'histoire du cinéma japonais
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 8th century China, Princess Yang Kwei Fei tells the story of the last T'ang emperor and the servant girl he falls in love with and makes his princess
Ugetsu monogatari dai ibbu Jasei no in, dai ni bu Asaji ga yado ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oyū-sama: A tragic story which reflects the social life and custom of Japanese society. The story revolves around two sisters and their ill-fated relationship with the same man
 
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Kyo, Machiko
Kyô, Machiko 1924-
Motoko, Yano 1924-
京, マチ子 1924-...
京マチコ 1924-
京マチ子 1924-
Languages
Japanese (240)
English (36)
German (10)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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