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Itami Purodakushon

Overview
Works: 22 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 2,549 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romance films  Gangster films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Humor  Internet videos  Crime films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Itami Purodakushon
Tanpopo = Dandelion by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe"--Container
A Taxing woman by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una mujer empieza a trabajar en una oficina de impuestos. Su primer caso será investigar a todo un especialista en evadir impuestos. La historia se complicará por la simpatía que le despierta el supuesto delincuente
Osōshiki = The funeral by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lo largo de tres días, un matrimonio de actores debe presidir el funeral de un miembro de la familia. Entonces se efrentan a complejas demandas sociales y establecen nuevas relaciones con los demás participantes
Minbo no onna = Anti-extortion woman by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feisty and resourceful woman lawyer is hired by a big hotel to deal with extortionists, and transforms timid hotel staff into an effective anti-yakuza task force
Marusa no onna 2 = A taxing woman's return by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to the 1987 hit, A taxing woman. She investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious order
Sūpā no onna = Supermarket woman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small supermarket, "Shōjiki-ya" (English name: "Honest Goro") is threatened by a new big discount store, "Yasuuri Daimaō" (English name: "Bargains Galore"). The owner, Kobayashi Gorō, happens to meet Inoue Hanako, an energetic woman he knew in grade school. Hanako joins in "Shōjiki-ya" and revives and reenergizes the supermarket
Marusa no onna 2 = Taxing woman's return( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to the 1987 hit "Marusa no onna". Tax auditor Irakura Ryōko investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious cult
"Shizuka na seikatsu"( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mā-chan's parents leave for Australia and she needs to take care of her elder brother Īyō (English name: Eeyo), a mentally retarded young boy who is a gifted musician, and her younger brother Ō-chan, who is facing his entrance exam for a college. Unexpected happenings help her learn of the complexities of life outside her idyllic home
Marusa no onna o marusa suru = Making of Marusa no onna( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marusa no onna 2 o marusa suru = Making of Marusa no onna 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marutai no onna = Marutai by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress Isono Biwako witnesses a murder. The victim is a lawyer who has been investigating a cult group. Biwako is able to identify the murderer, a member of the cult group. Biwako agrees to testify in court, and in order to protect her from the cult group, two cops are assigned to protect her
Daibyōnin by Shisan Yidan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, Mukai Buhei, a movie director and an actor, spits blood in the middle of his love affair with an actress. Although he has cancer, his friend Dr. Ogata diagnoses his illness as a stomach ulcer. After having surgery, Buhei comes back to work to finish his latest movie which features a conductor who is facing terminal cancer. But soon Buhei collapses. Buhei's condition is getting worse, and the fear of cancer leads him to attempt suicide. But once Ogata informs Buhei of his illness, Buhei decides to accept his fate, and rather than depending on a life-support system in the hospital, he chooses to finish his last film
Itami Jūzō no "Tanpopo" satsuei nikki = Making of Tanpopo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minbō no onna( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prestigious hotel in Tokyo is being extorted by the yakuza, the Japanese gangsters. With gang members wandering through the lobby, the hotel is vulnerable and faces a crisis as it misses the opportunity to play host to a summit conference, with a rival hotel instead being selected. In response, the hotel management fights back by hiring Inoue Mahiru, a lawyer who specializes in minbō (the laws designed to combat the yakuza)
Marutai no onna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress Isono Biwako witnesses a murder. The victim is a lawyer who has been investigating a cult group. Biwako is able to identify the murderer, a member of the cult group. Biwako agrees to testify in court, and two cops are assigned to protect her from the cult group
Juzo Itami's A taxing woman's return( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miyamoto as the tenacious tax inspector is investigating a corrupt fundamentalist religious order
"Ageman" = A-ge-man : tales of a golden geisha by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes from the life of Nayako, beginning with discovery as an abandonned baby, through childhood training as a geisha, finding her first rich patron, then leaving the profession after her patron's death to work as a bank secretary. Then she meets Mondo, an ambitious playboy who is convinced that dating Nayako will magically bring him good fortune
Itami Jūzō DVD korekushon by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tampopo: In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect fast-food noodle restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number of smaller stories about the importance of food, ranging from a gangster who mixes hot sex with food to an old lady terrorizing a shopkeeper by compulsive squeezing of his wares
Juzo Itami's Tampopo = Dandelion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tampopo follows the life of a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokyo and her quest for the perfect bowl of ramen. Helping her to attain top ramen status is Goro, the truck driver who at first criticizes Tampopo's cooking ability and then helps her to master it
Marusa no onna( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sequel to the 1987 hit "Marusa no onna". Tax auditor Irakura Ryōko investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious cult
 
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Osōshiki = The funeral
Alternative Names
Itami Productions

伊丹プロダクション

Languages
Japanese (126)

English (3)

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