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本木雅弘 1965-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 240 publications in 9 languages and 2,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Horror films  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 本木雅弘
Okuribito by Yōjirō Takita( Visual )

61 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the orchestra he plays with breaks up, Daigo, a cellist, returns to his hometown and gets a job preparing the dead for their final resting place. Although his wife and family are disgusted by his new position, Daigo finds that by taking care of the dead, he is learning how to finally live. Includes interview with director Yoshiro Takita
Tekkonkinkreet by Taiyō Matsumoto( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Treasure Town, life can be both gentle and brutal. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White, two street urchins who watch over the city, doing battle with an array of old-world Yakuza and alien assassins vying to rule the decaying metropolis. When foreign investors want to destroy the town and turn it to an amusement park, they face their greatest adversaries yet
Rampo by Kazuyoshi Okuyama( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Japanese and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuspecting author is drawn into a surreal and sensual world where his fictional creations come to life
The bird people in China = Chugoku no chojin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Japanese salaryman is sent by his company to a remote Chinese village to evaluate precious Jade that is found there, but before he arrives meets the yakuza who was sent to tail him to protect his bosses interest in the company. When the men finally arrive their mission become sidetracked by their interest in a mysterious young village girl, her haunting English language song and the secret that makes men fly like birds
Sōseiji = Gemini by Shin'ya Tsukamoto( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife
Sumo do, sumo don't = Shiko funjatta by Masayuki Suo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With his grades sliding at university, Shuhei's professor gets the cunning idea of blackmailing him into joining the sumo wrestling team. Shuhei begrudgingly accepts, knowing it's the only way for him to graduate. The only problem is the Sumo Club has only one other member--the rather pathetic Aoki who hasn't won a single bout in four years. Together they draft together a motley bunch of wrestlers, including a pudgy sad-sack named Tanaka, Shuhei's brother Haruo who's been wrestling in drag, and a foreigner named Smiley who refuses to wrestle without his underpants"--Container
Ye Shanghai = The longest night in Shanghai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese star sylist with relationship issues drives around Shanghai with a female cab driver
Gonin by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gonin 2: Man with a bad gambling debt fight against mobsters and gonin female thieves join him for revenge
Fanshī dansu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a city boy from a rock band who decides to undertake asceticism at a Buddhist temple in order to take over his father's temple
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi = The emperor in August( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le 14 août 1945, lors d'une conférence impériale, l'empereur Showa, Hirohito (Masahiro Motoki), a finalement décidé d'accepter la Déclaration de Potsdam. Cependant, certains jeunes officiers de l'armée de feu ont insisté pour poursuivre la guerre et ont conspiré pour lancer un coup d'Etat. Anami (Koji Yakusho), le ministre de la Guerre, a été contraint de prendre une décision extrêmement difficile
226 by Kazuo Kasahara( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of junior army officers who attempted a political coup in Tokyo on February 26, 1936
Raffles Hotel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Actress Moeko comes to Singapore to look for Kariya, the man she loves. She checks in at Raffles Hotel and finds out that he lives in a big house with his wife and children"--Container
Nagai iiwake( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a book by writer - director Miwa Nishikawa, a recently widowed writer ( Masahiro Motoki, Departures) whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief, or lack of it, in caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident."--IMDb, September, 19, 2017
Tenkū no hachi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1995. A helicopter, operated remotely, is hovering in the sky over a nuclear power plant. The power company, government and media all receive a fax that if the nuclear power plant is not taken offline within 8 hours the helicopter will be dropped. Also, a young child is in the helicopter. Yuhara, helicopter designer, and Mishima, nuclear power engineer, work frantically to save the child and find the criminal."--IMDb
Spy Sorge = Supai Zoruge by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Russian espionage and Japanese journalist who leaked a secret
Saka no ue no kumo. supesharu dorama( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama takes place during Meiji Period when Japan began undergoing modernization and portrays how the military officers and brothers, Akiyama Yoshifuru and Akiyama Saneyuki, and the poet Masaoka Shiki carved out a path to a new era with their integrity
Saka no ue no kumo. supesharu dorama( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama takes place during Meiji Period when Japan began undergoing modernizationand and portraits how the military officers and brothers, Akiyama Yoshifuru and Akiyama Saneyuki and the poet Masaoka Shiki carved out a path to a new era with their integrity. Part 2 depicts how Japan plunged into the Russo-Japan War
Shōtoku taishi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about the Prince Shōtoku's reign in the 5th and 6th centuries
Kagerō( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Female gambling expert Orin Jojima plans to take back her brother's restuarent at a large gambling party
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi : = The emperor in August = Riben zui chang de yi tian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 1945. As the Pacific War was in its final stages, the Allies demanded the acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration* by Japan, which had lost any hope of winning the war. Surrender or fight the Decisive War at home? The cabinet debates day and night, but the controversy only escalates. In the face of Japan's silence, the U.S. drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki as the final blows, taking hundreds of thousands of lives. An imperial meeting is convened at noon on August 14 and the cabinet accepts the Emperor's decision to surrender. What was the fate of Japan that changed with every second during the longest day in its history--from when the cabinet made the decision to when the Emperor personally made a radio announcement declaring the end of the war at noon on August 15? --
 
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Alternative Names
Masahiro Motoki acteur japonais

Masahiro Motoki actor japonés

Masahiro Motoki attore giapponese

Masahiro Motoki Japanese actor

Masahiro Motoki Japanischer Schauspieler

Masahiro Motoki Japans acteur

Masahiro Motoki japansk skuespiller

Masahiro Motoki pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Motoki, Masahiro

Motoki, Masahiro 1965-

Motoki Maszahiro

Масахиро Мотоки

מסהירו מוטוקי שחקן יפני

ماساهیرو موتوکی بازیگر ژاپنی

모토키 마사히로

モトキ, マサヒロ

モトキ, マサヒロ 1965-

本木雅弘

本木雅弘 1965-

本木雅弘 日本の俳優、元歌手

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