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中井朝一 1901-1988

Overview
Works: 100 works in 271 publications in 7 languages and 5,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Filmed plays  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 中井朝一
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

38 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,562 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
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

24 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humble civil servant, learning that he is dying of cancer, discovers the meaning of existence - when one lives, one must live entirely. An elaborate and rigorous formal system of symmetrics and asymmetrics contained within the overall 'rough-hewn geometry' has been analysed by Noel Burch. The first two-thirds shows Watanabe's actions, his own reactions to his approaching death. The last third ironically shows the reactions of others - their rejection of Watanabe and the meaning of his death. This sets up a complex interaction between emotional involvement and distanciation
Norainu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery set in Tokyo in the late 1940's. A rookie detective loses his gun and is afraid it has fallen into the hands of a killer
Dersu Uzala = The hunter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 537 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
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 530 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?
Dersu Uzala by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Au cours d'une expédition topographique en 1902 au cœur de la taïga sibérienne, un jeune officier tsariste, Vladimir Arséniev, rencontre un vieux trappeur mongol, Dersou Ouzala, qui va devenir son guide. Deux cultures s'affrontent entre l'explorateur cartographe et le chasseur de zibelines, homme pur et malicieux qui comprend tout de la nature. Tout en assistant Vladimir Arséniev qui deviendra vite son ami dans ses expéditions au fin fond de la taïga d'Oussouri, Dersou lui fait découvrir les secrets de la nature et du monde animal, ainsi que les mœurs et les cultes de la population autochtone
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

20 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 214 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
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 130 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
Akahige = Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 116 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
Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 75 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
Waga seishun ni kuinashi = No regrets for our youth by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic drama of feminist self-discovery set against the unlikely backdrop of militarist Japanese society. An idealistic young woman moves in with one of her father's students, a rebel who is executed as a spy. Renouncing society, she takes his ashes to the farming village of his parents, and remains there, working the land
Subarashiki nichiyōbi = One wonderful Sunday by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 71 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
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 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
Das Schloß im Spinnwebwald Throne of blood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in Japanese and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trono de sangre Kumonosu-Jo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japón feudal, siglo XVI. Los generales Taketori Washizu y Yoshaki Miki Yoshaki regresan de una victoriosa batalla. Durante el camino, se encuentran con una extraña anciana, que profetiza a Washizu que logrará convertirse en señor del Castillo del Norte. A partir de ese momento, su esposa tratará de convencerlo para que cumpla su destino
Vivir Ikiru( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aoi sanmyaku( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a conservative local city, a schoolgirl receives a fabricated love letter from a classmate. This small happening becomes a significant incident in the school community. Teachers, students, parents and all surroundings are depicted cheerfully in the movie
Barbarossa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dal romanzo omonimo di Shugoro Yamamoto. Giovane medico ambizioso fa il suo tirocinio in un lazzaretto per poveri e incurabili sotto la guida del dottor Akahige, impara a conoscere da vicino il dolore, ne diventa l'erede spirituale. (Mymovies)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ikiru = To live
Alternative Names
Asakazu Nakai

Asakazu Nakai direttore della fotografia giapponese

Asakazu Nakai Japanese cinematographer

Asakazu Nakai japanischer Kameramann

Asakazu Nakai Japans director of photography (1901-1988)

Nakai, Asaichi 1901-1988

Nakai, Asakazu

Nakai, Choichi 1901-1988

Накаи, Асакадзу японский кинооператор

آساکازو ناکای

中井, 朝一 1901-1988

中井朝一 1901-1988

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Norainu = Stray dog