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山田五十鈴 1917-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 407 publications in 6 languages and 5,054 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Samurai films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Kumonosujō Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy
Yōjinbō ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Japanese and Judeo-Persian and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wandering samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Les bas-fonds The lower depths ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Donzoko (125 min.): Sutekichi, a vulgar, comical thief takes up residence in a slum flophouse inhabited by many eccentric, destitute people. Osugi, the cruel landlady, and her sister, Okayo, both desire him, and fight each other over him. Set in Edo-period Japan
Ōsaka erejī Osaka elegy by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Telephone company employee Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss, after he promises to support her and her father but setting her off on an apparently irreversible downward spiral
Gion no shimai Sisters of the Gion by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two geisha sisters - one modern-minded, the other staunchly traditional - disagree over how to deal with the men controlling their lives and livelihoods. An early work by Kenji Mizoguchi featuring his favored theme of women struggling against societal boundaries
Tōkyō boshoku Tokyo twilight by Yasujirō Ozu ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 252 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
Kumonosu-jō Throne of blood by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[V. 4]. Street of shame. In a brothel in Tokyo's red-light district, a group of working women, their profession on the verge of being outlawed, deal with life's disappointments, large and small
Yōjinbō ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Akira Kurosawa's influential 1961 effort, an action-packed, sometimes humorous reconception of the individualistic loner from the American Western, stars Mifune, the director's leading man of choice, as a samurai-for-hire who becomes involved in a dispute between two warring factions in a small village
Kuroi kawa by Masaki Kobayashi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the rampant moral corruption on and around U.S. military bases in Japan following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a love triangle that develops between a good-natured student, his innocent girlfriend, and a coldhearted criminal to reveal a nation slowly succumbing to lawlessness and violence
Donzoko by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working with his most celebrated actor, Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kurosawa faithfully adapts Maxim Gorky's classic proletariat play, keeping the original's focus on the conflict between illusion and reality
Kakushitoride no san akunin by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Yuki escapes the clutches of an enemy clan. She hides in a secret mountain fortress with her loyal retainers, her faithful military commandant, and her clan's precious gold. They try to escape but on their way it's one chase, swordfight, and hair's breadth escape after another
Sisters of Gion ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the daily lives of the people in the Kansai region. A younger sister driven by ambition steals her older sister's lover
Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nineteenth century wandering samurai arrives in a village plagued by two warring criminal factions. He seeks employment as a hired killer, but finds both sides so offensive he sets out to eliminate them all
Donzoko The lower depths ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies a group of destitute people sharing a hovel and creates a spectrum of characters who differ from one another in degrees of hope, resignation, and compassion. Explores each person's ability to create an image of himself that doesn't match reality
Orizuru Osen by Kyōka Izumi ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The servant girl Osen falls in love with the penniless Sokishi and agrees to help him finance his dream of going to medical school. They live humbly, but eventually the only way Osen can find enough money is to become a prostitute
Akira Kurosawa's Throne of blood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Akira Kurosawa reworks Shakespeare's Macbeth in Throne of blood. Set in medieval Japan, Lord Washizu and Lord Miki are lost in a dense forest where they meet a mysterious old woman who forsees their future."--Case-slip
Yagyū ichizoku no inbō ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the death of the Shogun, a war between the eldest and his younger brother erupts. Warriors take to each side swearing devotion to the prospective lords. The plot to pit brother against brother is secretly being controlled by the Yagyu family, a group of warriors who have trained the Shogun's family in the art of swordsmanship. A group of imperial nobles are also secretly pulling the strings of this plot, hoping to weaken the power of the Shogunate and restore power to the emperor
Kumonosu-jo Le chateau de l'araignée by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orizuru Osen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two classic silent motion pictures directed by Kenji Mizoguchi with new benshi narration (2 versions of the first work). Orizuru Osen, based on a story by Kyoka Izumi and released as a silent film in 1935, tells the story of Osen and Sokichi, who are servants to Kumazawa, an abusive antiques dealer who is trying to swindle Buddhist monks of their temple treasures. Eventually, Kumazawa is arrested and Osen offers to help finance Sockichi's dream of attending medical school. In order to save enough money to make his dream a reality, Osen turns to prostitution. The second work is a 4-minute promotional excerpt from Tojin Okichi, released as a silent film in 1930, featuring Yōko Umemura as Okichi
 
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Yamada, Isuzu, 1917-2012
Yamada, Mitsu, 1917-2012
ヤマダ, イスズ, 1917-2012
山田, 五十鈴u, 1917-...
山田五十鈴, 1917-2012
山田美津, 1917-2012
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