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香川照之 1965-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 175 publications in 4 languages and 2,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes  Diaries  Fantasy films  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 香川照之
Tokyo sonata by Kiyoshi Kurosawa ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a contemporary Japanese family torn apart after its patriarch unexpectedly loses his job. Ashamed, he keeps this a secret, but as he grows more despondent, his family resorts to drastic measures to break away from their fractured lives
Kuīru Quill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a yellow lab retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter, his selection to become a guide, and his life with a foster family until his first birthday, followed by highly specialized schooling in guiding the sightless. He is paired with a blind man who is at first reluctant to rely on Quill. But Quill's great patience, gentleness, and skill eventually win him over and they become inseparable friends
Gui zi lai le Devils on the doorstep ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banned in China, Jiang Wen's ravishingly photographed anti-war epic is set in 1945 in Japanese-occupied rural China where a peasant is forced to shelter two prisoners: one Japanese who wants to die, and his Chinese interpreter who wants to live
Tokyo! by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De M.Gondry, un jeune couple s'installe à Tokyo... "Merde" de L.Carax, une ignoble créature apparaît dans les rues de Tokyo.... "Shaking Tokyo" de Bong Joon-ho : un hikikomori tombe amoureux
Key of life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A failed actor switches identities with a stranger at a bath house--only to find himself filling the shoes of an elite assassin
Hana yori mo nao ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Hirokazu Koreeda turns the popularly held conventions of the typical samurai revenge tale on their head with this story of a man whose quest to avenge the death of his father gradually takes a back seat to his emerging role as a key figure in the community. The year is 1702, and young samurai Sozaemon Aoki (Junichi Okada) has arrived in Edo to seek revenge against Jubei Kanazawa (Tadanobu Asano). Kanazawa is the man responsible for the death of Aoki's father, and now it's up to the grieving swordsman to settle the score. When Aoki begins teaching the children of Edo to read and write, however, his bloodlust slowly begins to subside as he comes to realize the true value of his useful place in society. Upon falling in love with the beautiful Osae (Rie Miyazawa), Aoki comes to realize that although the sword may be a powerful symbol of strength, allowing oneself to fall victim to its savage allure may not always be the best way to realize one's true heroism
Yureru Sway ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takeru is a successful photographer living the good life in Tokyo. On the first anniversary of his mother's death, he reluctantly sets off to visit his hometown. He runs into the girlfriend he had left behind. Events turn when a fatal accident involving her causes Takeru's brother, Minoru, to be arrested. At the trial, years of suppressed anger and betrayal come to surface
Basshingu Bashing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman from Japan working as a volunteer in Iraq is kidnapped. When she returns home, she and her family become the targets of ridicule and humiliation by everyone she meets, until the only place she wants to be is where she once was
L'homme qui marche sur la neige The man who walks on snow = Aruku, hito ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the death of his wife, sake producer Nobuo Honma lives with his youngest son. Each day, he takes a walk in the winter snow. Nobuo's routine is disrupted when he asks his oldest son to come to Hokkaido
Keimusho no naka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the experiences of famed manga comic writer Hanawa Kazuichi, the film examines the absurdly regimented lives of five not-so-hardened criminals. The cons spend their days obsessing over menial chores, dutifully obeying the prison rules
20th century boys ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1969, Kenji and his childhood friends write a book in which they describe a future where they battle an evil organization intent on taking over the world. Years later in 1997, catastrophic events begin to occur which mirror the prophecies described in the book and it is up to Kenji to save mankind
20th century boys by Yukihiko, 1955- Tsutsumi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is now 2017, and after the spread of the deadly virus in Tokyo, a wall was built around the city and people's lives have been restricted. As World President, Friend tells everyone that on August 20th, aliens will destroy mankind and only those who believe in him will be saved. Kanna is now the leader of a group much more radical than Yoshitune's but both continue to fight against Friend
20th century boys 2 by Yukihiko, 1955- Tsutsumi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is now 2015, and Friend rules a disturbing new world. Kenji has been missing since the Bloody New Year's Eve of 2000, and his niece Kanna, who has been looked after by Yukuji, is now in high school. Her history texbook contains a fabricated story about Kenji and his friends being the terrorists behind the horrific events of 2000
Boy's choir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphaned boy is sent to Catholic orphanage and joins the choir. He becomes jealous when his best friend shows an interest in the opposite sex. To vent his frustration, he spends the summer marching in anti-war demonstrations. When he returns to the school, he discovers that his voice has changed
Nuan by Yan Mo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A yong country woman who had been waiting for love and eventually accepted a love from a yong deaf man
Quill by Yoishi Sai ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seeing-eye dog eventually helps a man rebuild his trust in the world
Tetsujin 28 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cyber terrorist bent on revenge attacks Tokyo with a menacing giant robot called the Black Ox. Its power is so great, that the entire combined might of the Japanese police is no match for it
Hong hua ban shang de hai = From up on poppy hill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means 'I pray for safe voyages'. A 17 year-old boy, Shun, always sees this flag from the sea as he rides a tugboat to school. In preparation for next year's Tokyo Olympics, people are destroying the old and believing only in the magnificence of the new. In that time, at a high school in Yokohama, a small struggle occurred. The building of the culture club, nicknamed Quartier Latin, is old but full of history and memories. Should it be destroyed or preserved?
Dear doctor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The people in a remote village find out that their trusted doctor did not have a licence to practice medicine
Dou cha Tōcha = Tea fight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Kagawa, Teruyuki.
Kagawa, Teruyuki, 1965-
カガワ, テルユキ, 1965-
香川, 照之, 1965-...
香川照之, 1965-
Languages
Japanese (62)
Chinese (27)
English (2)
French (2)
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