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Ryū, Chishū 1904-1993

Overview
Works: 365 works in 816 publications in 5 languages and 9,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Chishū Ryū
 
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Most widely held works by Chishū Ryū
Tōkyō monogatari Tokyo story by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an elderly couple travel to a rapidly rebuilding Tokyo to visit their children, they are met with unexpected indifference, ingratitude and selfishness. As the vastly different priorities of pre- and post-war Japan collide, Yasujiro's masterpiece deepens into a sublime meditation on family, ambition and mortality
Banshun Late spring by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
29 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banshun: A widowed father feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter. Tokyo-ga: Legendary director Wim Wenders's tribute to Yasujiro Ozu
Bakushū Early summer by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
34 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own
Sanma no aji by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After living alone with his daughter for years, a widower must learn how to let her go, letting her be free to move on with her life, by arranging a marriage for her
Ohayō Good morning by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
19 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young boys take a vow of silence after their father refuses to buy a television set. An uproar ensues in their apartment complex when neighborhood gossip misinterprets the boys' refusal to speak. In the end, the boys get their wish
Tōkyō monogatari by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
29 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elderly couple travels to Tokyo to visit their grown-up children, but find themselves a burden to the family
Twenty-four eyes by Keisuke Kinoshita( Visual )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. It takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death
Ningen no jōken ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: A trilogy of films on the fate of one man in Japan during the Second World War, castigating Japan's social system and the way it treated its soldiers, and portraying the horrors of the Russian prison camps. The hero, Kaji, is sent to administer a mining camp in occupied Manchuria (Pt. 1), then forced into military service during the final months of the War (Pt. 2), before finally surrendering and being sent to a Siberian P.O.W. camp (Pt. 3)
Higanbana Equinox flower by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this comedy of reconciliation between parent and child, a successful Tokyo businessman is sympathetic and encouraging when his friends' children choose not to follow the traditional Japanese marriage arrangement. However, when his own daughter gets engaged without consulting him, he refuses to attend the wedding
Tōkyō boshoku Tokyo twilight by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
9 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters struggle with a host of family issues, including the loss of their mother, an unwanted pregnancy, and marital difficulties
Kohayagawake no aki End of summer by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story examining the lives of three sisters who are dismayed to see their aging father let his business falter while he enjoys a second childhood with his former mistress
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 257 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
Sōshun Early spring ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A salaryman in postwar Tokyo has an illicit affair with an officemate in this sensitive portrait of a fragile marriage
Akibiyori Late autumn by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Similar in theme to Ozu's earlier film "Late Spring," the child character of that film is now portrayed as the parent in this tale of a mother and daughter relationship
Ohayō ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of two young boys in suburban Tokyo who take a vow of silence after their parents refuse to buy them a television set. Shot from the perspective of the petulant brothers, GOOD MORNING is an enchantingly satirical portrait of family life that gives rise to gags about romance, gossip, and the consumerism of modern Japan"--Container
Chichi ariki There was a father ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widowed high school teacher finds that the more he tries to do what is best for his son's future, the more they are separated
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi by Kihachi Okamoto( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Sanma no aji An autumn afternoon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This serenely beautiful film tell the timeless, moving tale of a father giving up his only daughter in marriage."
Kanzashi kanzashi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 146 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
Hitori musuko Only son ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son's education and future
 
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Chishū, Ryū 1904-1993
Ryū, Chishū
Ryū, Chishū 1904-1993
Ryuu Chishuu 1904-1993
リュウ, チシュウ 1904-1993
笠 智衆 1904-1993
笠智衆 1904-1993
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