WorldCat Identities

清水宏 1903-1966

Overview
Works: 53 works in 116 publications in 5 languages and 845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 清水宏
Arigatō-san ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the long and winding route of a sweet-natured bus driver. He is nicknamed Mr. Thank You for his constant exclamation to pedestrians who kindly step out of his way. His route travels from rural Izu to Tokyo. Along the way, romance, comedy and tragedy threatens his passengers
Minato no Nihon musume ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the modernizing port town of Yokohama. Dora and Sunako are two best friends who become torn apart by jealousy and violent revenge. Tells of the humiliating downfall experienced by Sunako after jealousy drives her to commit a terrible crime
Anma to onna ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of disparate people, including, a pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew make a crisscrossing study of love and family while visiting a remote resort in the mountains. A timeless portrait of loneliness, the human need to connect all while getting caught up in all manner of quiet intrigue
Kanzashi kanzashi ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in a wartime love story. A soldier is forced to prolong his stay at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on a hairpin. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten
Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[V. 1]. Japanese girls at the harbor. Shimizu's exquisite silent drama tells of the humiliating social downfall experienced by Sunako after jealousy drives her to commit a terrible crime. With its lushly photographed landscapes and innovative visual storytelling, this film shows a director at the peak of his powers and experimentation
Kanzashi ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanmura is staying a small hot-spring inn. One day he cuts his foot on a woman's hairpin (kanzashi) lying at the bottom of the hotspring's pool. The owner of the hairpin is a previous guest from Tokyo. The owner, Emi, comes back to the inn to apologize to Nanmura and for some reason she stays on
Anma to onna ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tokuichi and Fukuichi are blind masseurs who have keen senses of intuition. They have come to a mountain spa resort to work. A mysterious and attractive woman becomes Tokuichi's customer, and he falls in love with her. At the resort village, however, thefts start occuring at the inn where she is staying. Tokuichi believes she might be the thief and tries to protect her
Nobuko ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a popular novel by Shishi Bunroku, this is the story of a young woman who comes to Tokyo to become a sports teacher in a girls' school. She must endure the teasing and practical jokes of the students, especially when she is forced to move into the girls' dormitory as a proctor. When she subdues a robber whom she thought to be one of the girls playing a practical joke, the story of her bravery spreads throughout the school. But there is another issue that she will have to face
Mikaeri no tō ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama set in a school for troubled children, where the object is to provide a family atmosphere for the children to help them get better. The school is suffering from a severe water shortage, and the children are enlisted to help build a waterway from a nearby lake. In working together, they are able to find new happiness
Kaze no naka no kodomo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a Tsubota Joji novel, Children in the Wind (a.k.a. Kaze no Naka no Kodomo) is probably Shimizu's most well-known work, and helped establish his reputation as a children's film director. Brothers Zenta (Hayama Masao) and Sanpei (Bakudan Kozo) carelessly wile their summer away in the countryside, bullying neighbor Kintaro and fighting over who gets to deliver their father's daily lunchbox. Sunny days come to an abrupt end when their father is accused of forging documents and put in jail. While his mother looks for work, Sanpei is sent away to stay with his father's retired schoolmaster, but he can't stop getting into trouble
Kodomo no shiki ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is divided into two chapters, following the young protagonists' minor adventures and real-world awakenings over spring and summer, then autumn and winter
Hogaraka ni ayume ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster, Kenji, meets Yasue, an earnest office girl, and decides to change his way of life
Sayon no kane ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1943 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Japanese "national policy" film, loosely based on an event that occurred in Japanese-occupied Taiwan in September 1938. It follows a young girl named Sayon from one of the country's indigenous tribes and tells of her her devotion to her village, and to the Japanese empire
Hanagata senshu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A university student on training maneuvers reencounters a beautiful woman whom he met briefly before. He befriends her and her little daughter but his classmates discover him talking with the woman and an uproar ensues
Kodomo no shiki Children ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nobuko: A teacher working within the constraints of a conservative school soon starts to change the institution with her liberal thinking and teaching methods
Ohara Shōsuke-san ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ohara Shōsuke-san" is a character in a folk song, "Aizu Bandaisan," who loves to stay in bed, drink sake and take a bath in the morning and eventually ends up losing all of his fortune. The protagonist of the film, Sugimoto Saheita, who spends his mornings oversleeping,drinking sake and bathing, is nevertheless a very charitable person and gives generously to his fellow villagers. Like Shōsuke-san in the song, Saheita loses everything he has and leaves his home village
Yamaai no fukei Landscape ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minato no Nihon musume: Portrays the evolving relationships of two young women as fate takes them down different roads
Yama no anata Tokuichi no koi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of disparate people, including, a pair of blind masseurs, an enigmatic city woman, a lonely man and his ill-behaved nephew make a crisscrossing study of love and family while visiting a remote resort in the mountains. A timeless portrait of loneliness, the human need to connect all while getting caught up in all manner of quiet intrigue
Yama no anata : Tokuichi no koi by Yōhei Maita ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Koi mo wasurete ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young mother with a son in the first grade takes a job as a dance hostess in a hotel in order to make a living. She and her son encounter difficult experiences as they try to survive in a harsh environment
 
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Alternative Names
Hiroshi, Shimizu 1903-1966
Shimizu, Hiroshi.
Shimizu, Hiroshi 1903-1966
シミズ, ヒロシ 1903-1966
清水宏 1903-1966
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