WorldCat Identities

Sono, Sion 1961-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 122 publications in 5 languages and 998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Miscellanea  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Author, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sion Sono
 
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Most widely held works by Sion Sono
Jisatsu sākuru Suicide club ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 151 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 Love exposure ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 142 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 )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Shamoto`s teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps to resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Shamoto`s daughter work at their fish store. Shamoto soon discovers the horrific truth of the seemingly perfect couple, who force him to get his hands dirty in their brutal business. Inspired by true events, Cold Fish is a bloodcurdling suspense drama that unveils the underlying insanity of an ordinary man
Himizu ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 135 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
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
Strange circus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and German and held by 54 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
Koi no tsumi = guilty of romance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 52 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
Love exposure ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 34 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
The land of hope 希望の国 (Kibō no Kuni) 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]
Exte hair extensions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 23 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
Kibō no kuni ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 15 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 )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 14 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
Suicide club (suicide circle) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 8 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 7 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
Ai no mukidashi by Sion Sono( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why don't you play in hell? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 5 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 : kanzenban by Sion Sono( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kibō no kuni by Sion Sono( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kebukai yami by Sion Sono( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Shion, Sono 1961-..
Sion, Sono 1961-..
Sono Shion 1961-....
Sono, Sion
Sono, Sion 1961-
ソノ, シオン 1961-
園, 子温 1961-...
園子温 1961-
Languages
Japanese (76)
English (6)
German (5)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)