WorldCat Identities

Sono, Sion 1961-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 161 publications in 5 languages and 1,313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Comedy films  Horror films  Erotic films  Subculture films  Gangster films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Composer, Contributor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sion Sono
 
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Himizu( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new film from director Sion Sono tells a powerful story of two teenagers' struggle to live against the backdrop of the Japan tsunami and earthquake
Jigoku de naze warui = Why don't you play in Hell?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, the Kitagawa yakuza clan attacked the Muto yakuza clan at Muto₂s own home, only to have Muto's wife fight back. This left the Kitagawa clan in shambles, with their top hitman wounded and Muto's wife in prison. Despite the carnage, the fallout is when Muto's beloved daughter, Mitsuko, has her adorable toothpaste commercial taken off the air. Now, Muto has only one desire: to have his wife return from prison to see Mitsuko star in her first movie
Jisatsu sākuru Suicide club( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wave of suicides begins with the enigmatic mass suicide of 54 high school girls jumping in front of a subway train. When a detective receives a phone call tip that there is a website tracking the suicides before they happen, he sets out to solve the mystery
Ai no mukidashi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to please his sin-obsessed father, Yu goes on a sin spree where he becomes a master of up-skirt photography. However, things take a turn when he falls for the beautiful Yoko, a young woman who despises all men
Cold fish( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the story of a real-life Japanese serial killer Cold Fish is a bloodcurdling suspense drama that unveils the underlying insanity of an ordinary man
Noriko no shokutaku Noriko's dinner table( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenager Noriko Shimabara escapes her tiny provincial town and moves to the big city to find an Internet cult group. There she meets the site's webmaster, a young woman, and loses herself in the cult practices of this strange group
Koi no tsumi = Guilty of romance( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment in Sion Sono's infamous Hate Film trilogy, here is a thriller that follows a female police detective as her investigation of a brutal murder draws her into mysterious sexual underworld of Tokyo. Includes the standard international cut, as well as the original Japanese cut (144 minutes) of the film
Strange circus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelist's assistant tries to determine if her new novel about a sexually abused child is based on the novelist's past
Love exposure( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yu is a well-behaved kid from a devout Christian family. After the death of his mother, his father, a priest, is seduced by a woman who breaks his heart, causing him to torment Yu by making him confess his sins daily. Having none to confess, Yu decides to appease his father by becoming a true sinner and training to be an expert at upskirt photography. While dressed as a woman after losing a bet, Yu encounters a beautiful girl named Yoko. Their first meeting starts with a street brawl and ends with a kiss, but there are two problems: she thinks he's a woman, and a devious cult leader named Aya is carefully manipulating both of their lives
Exte hair extensions( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horror story of hair extensions which carried the grudge of the individual to which the hair originally belonged and started attacking people wearing it at random
Why don't you play in Hell?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, the Kitagawa yakuza clan attacked the Muto yakuza clan at Muto₂s own home, only to have Muto's wife fight back. This left the Kitagawa clan in shambles, with their top hitman wounded and Muto's wife in prison. Despite the carnage, the fallout is when Muto's beloved daughter, Mitsuko, has her adorable toothpaste commercial taken off the air. Now, Muto has only one desire: to have his wife return from prison to see Mitsuko star in her first movie
<> by Sion Sono( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un tremblement de terre frappe le Japon, entraînant l'explosion d'une centrale nucléaire. Dans un village proche de la catastrophe, les autorités tracent un périmètre de sécurité avec une bande jaune qui coupe en deux la localité. Une sorte de ligne de démarcation absurde, entre danger bien réel et sécurité toute théorique. Au sein de la famille Ono, les parents, âgés, choisissent de rester. Leur fils et son épouse acceptent d'être évacués pour fuir la radioactivité..." [Source : jaquette]
Kibō no kuni( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several years after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, the neighbouring families deal with the forced evacuation from their home following another large earthquake and nuclear power plant meltdown
Guilty of romance by Sion Sono( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dramatic account of three women and their lives, seen through the looking glass of sex, words, madness, death, and family. Set just before the turn of the 21st century, a grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya -- a love hotel district -- a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment in the pouring rain. Whilst the police investigate, the story interweaves with that of Izumi, the wife of a famous romantic novelist whose life seems just a daily repetition without romance. One day, to break away from the loveless monotony, she decides to follow her desires and accepts a job as a naked model faking sex in front of the camera. Soon she meets with a mentor and starts selling her body to strangers, whilst at home she hides behind the facade that she is still the wife she is supposed to be"--Bounty Films website
Tokyo tribe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. Merra, leader of the Wu-Ronz tribe of Bukuro crosses the line to conquer all of Tokyo. The war begins
Suicide club (suicide circle)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wave of unexplainable suicides sweeps across Tokyo after 54 smiling high school girls join hands and throw themselves from a subway platform into an oncoming train. The police are baffled as the bloodbath triggers waves of more suicides across the city. The only clues are a mysterious website keeping a morbid tally and the cryptic phone calls made by a child
Nashonarizumu no yūwaku by Yukihiko Kimura( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kibō no kuni by Sion Sono( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ai no mukidashi by Sion Sono( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaette kita jikō keisatsu by Yoshihiko Shindō( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Shion, Sono

Shion, Sono 1961-..

Sion, Sono

Sion, Sono 1961-..

Sion Sono Japanese filmmaker, author and poet

Sion Sono Japanischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler, Filmproduzent, Drehbuchautor und Dichter

Sion Sono Japans acteur

Sion Sono regista, sceneggiatore e scrittore giapponese

Sono, Shion

Sono Shion 1961-....

Sono, Sion.

Sono, Sion 1961-

Szono Sion

소노 시온

ソノ, シオン 1961-

園, 子温 1961-...

園子温 1961-

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