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黒沢プロダクション

Overview
Works: 31 works in 84 publications in 2 languages and 6,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Catalogs  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works  Motion pictures 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by 黒沢プロダクション
Kagemusha by Tsutomu Yamazaki( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox
Yōjinbō ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 1,122 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
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A crime thriller of startling suspense and complexity, in which the son of a wealthy manufacturer is thought kidnapped, but then it is discovered that the son of the chauffeur has been taken by mistake. Gondo is faced with the choice of either paying the ransom and facing financial ruin or letting a little boy die
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 600 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
Akahige Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vain young doctor learns a valuable lesson from the dedicated director of a clinic for destitute patients
Tsubaki Sanjūrō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young men set out to clean up the corruption in their town. They are joined by a scruffy, cynical samurai who doesn't fit their concept of how a warrior should look and act
Mādadayo by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in postwar Japan, the film follows the last two decades in the life of Hyakken Uchida, a free spirited writer and teacher, highlighted by his relationship with his students who venerate him in his old age
Hachigatsu no kyōshikyoku Rhapsody in August by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visit from her grandchildren and the discovery of a half-American relative cause an elderly woman to relive her memories of the atomic bomb that fell on Nagasaki
Umi wa miteita The sea is watching ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O-Shin, a beautiful young geisha in 19th century Japan, meets a samurai named Fusanosuke, who is on the run for killing a man. She assists him by cutting his hair. Despite the protests of O-Shin's friend, the two fall in love. Eventually he leaves O-Shin, only to return later and reveal that he is engaged. O-Shin, eventually, falls in love again - to Ryosuke, who is also a samurai
Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, the wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage."--Container
Yōjimbō Sanjūrō Two samurai films by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Yojimbo": the masterless samurai Sanjuro, who slyly manipulates two warring clans to his own advantage in a small, dusty village. "Sanjuro": A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent
Kurosawa Akira zengashū by Akira Kurosawa( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Umi wa miteita The sea is watching ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O-Shin, a beautiful young geisha in 19th century Japan, meets a samurai named Fusanosuke, who is on the run for killing a man. She assists him by cutting his hair. Despite the protests of O-Shin's friend, the two fall in love. Eventually he leaves O-Shin, only to return later and reveal that he is engaged. O-Shin, eventually, falls in love again - to Ryosuke, who is also a samurai
Red beard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Issued also as VHS 1/2 in
Kurosawa by Masahiro Sonomura( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kurosawa Akira : yume no ashiato ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanjuro Tsubaki Sanjuro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this sly companion piece to Yojimbo, the jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan's evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a 'proper' samurai on its ear"--Container
Kagemusha Kagemusha (the shadow warrior) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry or war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox
Yōjinbō suchīru shashin zen 348 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tengoku to jigoku High and low by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. Adapting Ed McBain's detective novel King's Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a diabolical treatise on contemporary Japanese society
 
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Alternative Names
Kurosawa Production Inc.
Kurosawa Purodakushon
Taho-Kurosawa Production
クロサワ プロダクション
プロダクション
黒沢プロダクション
黒澤プロダクション
Languages
Japanese (71)
English (2)
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