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Yakusho, Kōji

Works: 100 works in 558 publications in 8 languages and 11,154 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Dance films  Fiction  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kōji Yakusho
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
Memoirs of a geisha by Arthur Golden( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons
Jūsannin no shikaku by Takashi Miike( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Kyua by Cure (Musical group)( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist Sakuma are called in to figure out the connection, but their investigation goes nowhere. An odd young man is arrested near the scene of the latest murder, who has a strange effect on everyone who comes into contact with him. Detective Takabe starts a series of interrogations to determine the man's connection with the killings."--IMDb summary
Akai hashi no shita no nurui mizu Warm water under a red bridge by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated, unemployed architect travels to a remote fishing village in search of a treasure rumored to be hidden in a house near a red bridge. He builds an intense relationship with one of the occupants of the house, a woman with an unusual condition
P U L S E by Pink Floyd (Musical group)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young friends is rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own and his subsequent ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. More deaths follow as the world is slowly being drained of life
Séance by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl escapes her kidnappers and hides in Koji's, a sound effects engineer, equipment case while he is recording sounds in the woods with his psychic wife. The stage is set to promote her psychic abilities, but the hoax goes terrifyingly wrong
Dopperugengā Doppelgänger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meek scientist meets and eventually learns to deal with his double, who, though physically identical to him, is frighteningly opposite in nature
Eureka by Shinji Aoyama( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bus is violently hijacked in a small Japanese town, only three people survive: the guilt racked driver Makoto, and a young brother and sister, Kozue and Naoki. Two years later, each of them still struggle to re-engage with life. But when Makoto impulsively buys a bus, he sets out with Kozue and Naoki on a long journey across Japan, which becomes a cathartic odyssey of spiritual self-discovery
Unagi L'anguille by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takuro Yamashita est mis en liberté provisoire sous la responsabilité d'un bonze après avoir passé huit ans en prison pour le meurtre de sa femme. Ayant appris le métier de coiffeur au cours de sa détention, il décide de s'installer dans une friche industrielle non loin de Tokyo. Il est renfermé, ne parlant guère qu'à l'anguille qu'il a apprivoisée pendant ses années d'incarcération. Cependant, le salon, qu'il retape de ses mains, lui permettra de renouer des liens avec un groupe de petites gens alentour...Un film fulgurant, comique et surprenant, sur l'humaine condition
Dora heita by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koheita is a samurai with a reputation for debauchery, so his appointment as magistrate of the most corrupt township in Japan raises a few eyebrows on both sides of the law...but is everything as it seems?
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Memoirs of a geisha
Alternative Names
Hashimoto, Koji

Hashimoto, Kôji 1956-

Kōji Yakusho acteur japonais

Kōji Yakusho aktor japoński

Kôji Yakusho attore giapponese

Kōji Yakusho Japanese actor

Kōji Yakusho Japanischer Schauspieler

Kōji Yakusho Japans acteur

Yakusho, Koji

Yakusho, Kōji 1956-

Yakusyo, Kozi

Кодзи Якусё

Кодзи Якусё японский актёр

Կոձի Յակուսյո

کوجی یاکوشو بازیگر ژاپنی

야쿠쇼 고지

ヤクショ, コウジ

役所, 広司 1956-...


役所広司, 1956-

SéanceUnagi L'anguille