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若松孝二 1936-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 1,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Erotic films  Film adaptations  Ghost films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Horror films  War films  Documentary-style films  Social problem films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Editor, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, Conceptor, pmn, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Caterpillar( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the time of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Caterpillar tells the story of a Japanese soldier who returns home horrifically mutilated. Lieutenant Kurokawa is literally nothing but a human torso: he has lost both his arms and legs, and with burns covering half his face, he is also unable to speak. His wife, Shigeko (Shinobu Terajima), is given the grueling task of looking after him, which, in addition to feeding and washing him, includes the job of satisfying his sexual desires -- impulses that remain as strong as ever in spite of his disabled condition. Taught to be dutiful and to do her part for her country, Shigeko bears her burden -- but as she realizes that her husband's life lies entirely in her hands, she begins to question the role she has accepted
Dans l'empire des sens = In the realm of the senses by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is based on the tabloid sensation of 1936, the fatal love affair of Sada Abe, a former geisha turned maid, and Kichizo Yoshida, the owner of the Tokyo ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) at which she worked. Abandoning his wife and his business, Kichizo gives himself up to two weeks of dissipation with Sada at a nearby inn, which climaxes in sadomasochistic love games--and his strangulation and mutilation. Kichizo is tired of life, of the militarism that has everywhere suppressed Eros in favor of Thanatos, and he and Sada are escaping, protesting, testing physical and psychological limits, while resisting a social order that condemns their actions and their very being
Jitsuroku, Rengō Sekigun : Asama Sansō e no michi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interspersed with archival footage relating the origins of the political unrest of the 1960, the film introduces the young men and women who will ultimately go on to become militant activists seeking to overthrow the established world order. As two of the most radical student groups come together to form the United Red Army (URA) and head into the mountains to conduct a training camp, ideology devolves into despotism, and the URA's leaders begin to persecute their own followers
L'empire de la passion = Empire of passion by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1895, a small Japanese village. Part-time barmaid Seki is married to Gisaburo, a hardworking rickshaw man. Toyoji is a younger man at loose ends since leaving the army. Toyoji seduces Seki, and they embark on a desultory affair. Later, an impetuous action of Toyoji's prompts the lovers to murder Gisaburo. Three years later, Gisaburo's ghost appears, a sad and confused lost soul whose vague desperation drives his murderers to anguished guilt. This film was director Oshima's venture into the kaidan (Japanese ghost story), and was highly acclaimed on its release in 1978
United Red Army by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koji Wakamatsu's epic docudrama explores the political unrest of 1960s Japan, when mass student uprisings coincided with the beginnings of the far-left United Red Army group, which tortured and murdered its "deviant" members during a 1972 training session. An uncompromising piece of filmmaking from one of Japan's most controversial filmmakers, with a score by American musician (and ex-Sonic Youth member) Jim O'Rourke
Tenshi no kōkotsu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of militant extremists realize they've been betrayed by their own organization. Their already fragile, idealistic young psyches quickly disintegrate into a morass of sexual paranoia, violent recrimination, and sadistic torture that destroys their ability to function as an organization
Go, go second time virgin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of two teenagers who both face sexual abuse, but manage to come together and fall in love, even if the nature of their world doesn't allow for true happiness
Kyōsō jōshikō = Running in madness, dying in love by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student revolutionist fights with his brother who is a policeman for their political differences. Trying to break up the fight, the policeman's wife accidentally shoots her husband with his gun and thinks she has killed him. She and her brother-in-law flee to their hometown where her husband is waiting to reclaim his wife
Tenshi no kokotsu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of militant extremists realizes they've been betrayed by their own organization. Their already fragile, idealistic young psyches quickly disintegrate into a morass of sexual paranoia, violent recrimination and sadistic torture that destroys their ability to function as an organization
Zenhatsugen by Kōji Wakamatsu( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les anges violés by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme s'introduit dans un hôpital et tue plusieurs infirmières ... Inspiré d'un fait qui eut lieu en 1966, à Chicago, un film violent, par l'un des chefs de file du cinéma "pink" (sexploitation japonaise) ... Librement inspiré de l'histoire de Richard Speck, qui s'introduisit dans un dortoir d'infirmières et fit huit victimes à Chicago en 1966, "Les anges violés" fut présenté au Festival de Cannes en 1971 à la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. A travers la folie meurtrière d'un marginal inhibé en mal de repères, c'est à nouveau la société répressive mais aussi consumériste que Wakamatsu dénonce, en détournant les codes du cinéma pink à sa façon
United red army by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyatapirâ = soldat Dieu by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Durant la Seconde Guerre Sino-japonaise, en 1940, le lieutenant Kurokawa est renvoyé chez lui, en héros de guerre, couvert de médailles...mais privé de ses bras et de ses jambes, perdus au combat en Chine continentale. Tous les espoirs de la famille et du village se portent alors sur Shigeko, l'épouse du lieutenant : à elle désormais de faire honneur à l'Empereur et au pays et de montrer l'exemple en prenant à coeur de s'occuper comme il se doit du soldat dieu..." (Source : allocine.fr)
Jitsuroku, Rengō Sekigun : Asama Sansō e no michi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February 1972, five members of the United Red Army hold the wife of the lodge manager as a hostage at Asama Sansō in Nagano Prefecture. They all got arrested after 10-day standoff and gunfight with police while the entire nation witnessed the incident via TV broadcasting. This film portrays what was going on during that period of time and why the incident occurred
Shojo geba geba = Violent virgin by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of yakuzas and their female companions brings a couple into a barren landscape to punish their turn-out-to-be boss's unfaithful mistress and her chinpira (low-level yakuza) lover."--mubi.com, June 29, 2015
Shinjuku maddo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country postal worker travels to Shinjuku, Tokyo, to find his son's murder commited by a radical group
Sex jack by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of a group of militant extremists demonstrates his determination to change the political system, despite other members who only indulge in sexual activities
Teroru no kisetsu = Season of terror( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two police detectives start watching an ex-activist for fear of terrorism against Prime Minister Sato, who is to visit the USA. But he lives a lazy life with two women making love day after day. After two weeks the detectives judge him not dangerous..."--filmaffinity.com, June 26, 2015
Kabe no naka no himegoto s secrets derrière le mur by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Japon, années 60. Dans une cité-dortoir environnée de béton, un jeune étudiant introverti épie à la longue-vue ses voisins : une femme au foyer qui trompe son mari avec un ancien militant communiste déçu par l'échec de la révolution, une femme célibataire qui fait délibérément tomber son linge sur le balcon de ses voisins pour nouer contact, sa propre soeur dont il traque les moindres faits et gestes." (Source : jaquette)
Va va vierge pour la deuxième fois by Kōji Wakamatsu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film opens with the savage rape of a young women (Mimi Kozakura) by a group of young men on the rooftop of a Tokyo apartment building. One of the young men (Michio Akiyama) refuses to take part, but he watches the event with mixed emotions. He's attracted to the girl, but also deeply disturbed by what he has seen. We soon learn that this is the second time that the poor girl was raped and we also discover that the young man has been the victim of a sexual attack himself. These two damaged youths spend most of the film expressing their anguish and confusion about the horrible events that have shaped their lives while discussing how to end their suffering and vent the inner rage that is eating away at them."--Www.blaqout.com
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dans l'empire des sens = In the realm of the senses
Alternative Names
Ito, Takashi 1936-

Itō, Takashi 1936-2012

Kōji Wakamatsu 1936-2012

Kōji Wakamatsu Japanese film director

Kōji Wakamatsu japanischer Filmregisseur und -produzent

Kōji Wakamatsu Japans filmregisseur (1936-2012)

Kōji Wakamatsu réalisateur japonais

Kōji Wakamatsu regista giapponese

Takashi Itō 1936-2012

Wakamatsu, Koji

Wakamatsu, Kōji 1936-

Wakamatsu, Koji 1936-2012

Wakamatu, Kouzi

Wakamatu, Kozi

Вакамацу, Кодзи

کوجی واکاماتسو فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان ژاپنی

와카마쓰 고지

ワカマツ, コウジ

ワカマツ, コウジ 1936-2012

伊藤 孝 1936-2012

伊藤孝

伊藤孝 1936-2012

若松 孝二 1936-2012

若松孝二 1936-2012

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Japanese (105)

French (3)

Italian (2)

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