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中井朝一 1901-1988

Overview
Works: 76 works in 157 publications in 6 languages and 4,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Samurai films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by 中井朝一
Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The protagonist, Watanabe, discovers that he has cancer and only six months to live. He is forced to appraise his life. He decides that to make his life meaningful he must help others and so he wages a one man battle against the local bureaucracy to reclaim a local wasteland into a playground
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village's request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle when 40 bandits attack the village
Dersu Uzala The hunter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in Russian and English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the friendship between Vladimir Arsenyev, a well-known Soviet explorer, and his guide, Dersu Uzala. It is the story of a man's unity with nature and of the struggle for survival in the wilderness
Nora inu by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bad day gets worse for rookie detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo's sweltering streets for the thief, whose desperation has led him to a life of crime. With each step, the cop and the criminal's lives become more intertwined and the investigation becomes an examination of Murakami's own dark side --
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
Shichinin no samurai Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and Russian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of an eccentric Mongolian frontiersman who is taken on as a guide by a Soviet surveying crew. At first perceived a naive and comical relic of an uncivilized age, he quickly proves himself otherwise with displays of ingenuity and bravery
Kumonosu-jō Throne of blood by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reimagines Macbeth in feudal Japan. Starring Kurosawa's longtime collaborator Toshiro Mifune and the legendary Isuzu Yamada as his ruthless wife, the film tells of a valiant warrior's savage rise to power and his ignominious fall
Akahige Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last of Kurosawa's collaborations with Toshiro Mifune, who plays a commanding but humane doctor in a rural clinic in late 19th century Japan. An idle and socially ambitious intern arrives at the clinic and discovers the meaning of responsibility, first to oneself and then to others. A bold mix of soap opera and the action movie
Waga seishun ni kuinashi No regrets for our youth by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Akira Kurosawa's first film after the end of World War II, future beloved Ozu regular Setsuko Hara gives an astonishing performance as Yukie, who transforms herself from genteel bourgeois daughter to independent social activist during a tumultuous decade in Japanese history
Ikimono no kiroku I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an elderly, stubborn businessman, so fearful of a nuclear attack that he resolves to move his reluctant family to South America. Kurosawa depicts a society emerging from the shadows but still terrorized by memories of the past and anxieties for the future
[Subarashiki nichiyōbi] One wonderful Sunday by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This affectionate paean to young love is also a frank examination by Akira Kurosawa of the harsh realities of postwar Japan. During a Sunday trip into war-ravaged Tokyo, Yuzo and Masako look for work and lodging, as well as affordable entertainments to pass the time
Norainu 1949-nen sakuhin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a pickpocket steals a rookie detective's gun on a hot, crowded bus, the cop goes undercover in a desperate attempt to right the wrong. Kurosawa's thrilling noir probes the squalid world of postwar Japan and the nature of the criminal mind
Ran by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in 16th century Japan, Ran related the tale of how an aging ruler, Lord Hidetora, announces his intention to divide his land equally among his three sons. This decision to step down unleashes a power struggle among the three, as Hidetora falls prey to the false flattery bestowed upon him by the two older sons and banishes the youngest when he speaks the truth. The ruthless betrayal ultimately drives Hidetora insane, destroying his entire family and kingdom."--Container
Red beard by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vain young doctor learns a valuable lesson from the dedicated director of a clinic for destitute patients
Seven samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Seven samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Seven samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Dersu Uzala : il piccolo uomo delle grandi pianure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nel 1902, un ufficiale russo che deve fare dei rilievi topografici nella taiga siberiana incontra un cacciatore solitario, Dersu Uzala. Si salvano reciprocamente la vita e diventano amicissimi, malgrado le differenze. Il russo inviterà il cacciatore a venire da lui in città, ma il cacciatore ritornerà nella taiga, dove verrà ucciso. (Mereghetti)
Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bad day gets worse for rookie detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo's sweltering streets for the thief, whose desperation has led him to a life of crime. With each step, the cop and the criminal's lives become more intertwined and the investigation becomes an examination of Murakami's own dark side
 
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Nakai, Asaichi, 1901-1988
Nakai, Choichi, 1901-1988
中井朝一, 1901-1988
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