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森雅之 1911-1973

Overview
Works: 145 works in 815 publications in 7 languages and 9,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Detective and mystery films  History  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Crime films  Ghost films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Costume designer, Author, pmn, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about 森雅之
 
Most widely held works by 森雅之
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

139 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world"--Container
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 701 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
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keiko acaba de ver morir a su esposo y tiene que valerse por sí misma. Se convierte en patrona del bar Lilac en Tokio. Además de pagar su apartamento, se siente obligada a ayudar económicamente a su hermano, en paro y enfermo de polio. Yuri, una joven señorita de compañía que trabajaba con Keiko, se marcha tras seducir a Minobe, uno de los más ricos clientes de esta última. Sin embargo, Keiko se opone rotundamente a relacionarse con ricos patronos e insultar la memoria de su esposo, a diferencia de numerosas geishas
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young executive hunts down his father's killer. A tale about corruption in the boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan as seen through the rising executive eyes
Hakuchi = Idiot by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

49 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Dostoyevsky's tale of love and murder, this story takes place in the snowy northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Kameda, a mentally fragile innocent incapable of dishonesty, meets Akama on his return home from an asylum. They become involved with the brash former concubine Taeko and the innocent Ayoko, leading to an intricate, complicated and ultimately tragic web of love, hate and human frailty
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

45 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
The bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

41 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a grieving son, (Toshiro Mifune), who seeks revenge for his father's murder as he infiltrates the corrupt construction company that was responsible for his fathers death
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi : 1945-nen 9-gatsu seisaku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourth film from Akira Kurosawa derives from Noh and Kabuki plays, depicting a famous twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a small group of samurai cross enemy territory disguised as monks and must persuade border guards to let them through
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
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world
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
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es una película sobre el amor y se centra esencialmente en dos matrimonios: Nishi, el protagonista, y su mujer, afectada de una enfermedad mortal; y su compañero inválido, Horibe, abandonado por su mujer y su hija. También es una película sobre la violencia y la muerte; la lucha contra el asesino que se da a la fuga, la feroz batalla contra los gángsters por una deuda o la muerte de la hija de Nishi que se presenta como fondo de la historia. Hana (flor) Bi (fuego) nos habla de esa ternura amorosa y de esa crueldad. En otras palabras, del amor y de la muerte como las caras de una misma moneda. Película conocida también como Fireworks Tomado de www.culturalianet.com
Sonachine = Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned mobster goes to the island of Okinawa on a "peacekeeping" mission, even though he suspects his boss is secretly trying to eliminate him. Determined not to go down without a fight, he and his gang know exactly what they have to do
The first films of Akira Kurosawa by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most beautiful: This portrait of female volunteer workers at an optics plant during world War II, shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory, was created with a patriotic agenda
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Boiling Point by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two members of a Japanese junior baseball team get mixed up with the local yakuza. After their coach is severely injured by the gangsters, the two boys set off to Okinawa to purchase a gun in order to get revenge. While in Okinawa they get befriended by a psychotic yakuza outcast who is planning a revenge of his own
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 99 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
The blind swordsman : Zatoichi by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi, a blind, nomadic samurai whose sword has made him a hero and whose courage has made him a legend! Determined to help the desperate residents of a village, Zatoichi seeks justice through revenge!
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi = The men who step on the tiger's tail( Visual )

in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous general and his six followers pose as monks in an attempt to escape across the border, though they learn the authorities who have been ordered to capture them are now aware of their disguise
Brother by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war, a yakuza gangster is exiled to Los Angeles. He has a big bag of money and a really bad attitude and hooks up with his half-brother who is the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together, with a local street hustler, the brothers declare war on the other local drug traffickers. This ignites into the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle L.A. has ever seen
 
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Rashōmon
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Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairsBoiling PointPrincess Yang Kwei Fei
Alternative Names
Arishima, Yukimitsu

Arishima, Yukimitsu 1911-1973

Masajuki Mori japonský herec

Masayuki, Mori

Masayuki Mori acteur japonais

Masayuki Mori actor

Masayuki Mori actor japonés

Masayuki Mori attore giapponese

Masayuki Mori Japans acteur (1911-1973)

Masayuki Mori japansk skuespiller

Masayuki Mori pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Mori, Masakehiro.

Mori, Masayuki

Mori, Masayuki, 1911-

Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973

Mori, Mayasuki 1911-1973

Μασαγιούκι Μόρι

Масаюки Мори

Масаюкі Морі японський актор

ماسایوکی موری بازیگر ژاپنی

モリ, マサユキ, 1911-1973

有島行光

有島行光 1911-1973

森, 雅之 1911-1973

森雅之, 1911-

森雅之 1911-1973

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