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京マチ子 1924-

Overview
Works: 171 works in 557 publications in 7 languages and 8,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Experimental films  Melodrama  Fantasy films  Ghost films  Comedy films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Artist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about 京マチ子
 
Most widely held works by 京マチ子
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

119 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,499 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 )

57 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,197 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
Ukigusa monogatari A story of floating weeds( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 581 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
The Teahouse of the August moon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 527 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 by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 363 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
Jigokumon by Teinosuke Kinugasa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 363 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
Jigokumon( Visual )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 361 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
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 333 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
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 293 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 191 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 127 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
Floating weeds( Visual )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 94 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
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1955, the film examines the dreams and problems of the prostitutes living in one Tokyo brothel
L'impératrice Yang Kwei Fei = Yokihi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Empereur Huan Tsung se souvient... Inconsolable après la mort de sa première épouse, il finit par remarquer Yang, une jeune fille qui lui avait présentée le Général Lu-Shan. Il en tomba amoureux et en fit l'Impératrice Yang Kwei Fei. Parvenue au pouvoir, la famille de Yang en abuse, ne visant qu'à s'enrichir. Bientôt, ces excès provoquent la colère du peuple
Marlon Brando( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 64 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 52 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
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 42 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 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 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teahouse of the August Moon portrays the comedic struggle of the American miltary charged with democratizing an Okinawan village while the villagers resist with a plan of their own
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, tells the story of the last T'ang emperor and the servant girl he falls in love with and makes his princess
 
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Rashōmon
Alternative Names
Kyo, Machiko

Ky, Machiko 1924-

Machiko Kyō actrice japonaise

Machiko Kyō attrice giapponese

Machiko Kyō Japanese actor

Machiko Kyō japanische Filmschauspielerin

Machiko Kyō Japans acteur

Machiko Kyō japansk skdespelare

Machiko Kyō japońska aktorka

Motoko, Yano 1924-

Матико Кё

Мачико Кьо

Мачико Кјо

ماچیکو کیو بازیگر ژاپنی

মাচিকো কিও

교 마치코

京, マチ子 1924-...

京マチコ 1924-

京マチ子 1924-

京町子

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The Teahouse of the August moonUkigusaJigokumon[Kagi] Odd obsessionThe Marlon Brando collection Mutiny on the Bounty ; Julius Caesar ; Reflections in a golden eye ; Teahouse of the August Moon ; The formulaPrincess Yang Kwei Fei