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久我美子

Overview
Works: 88 works in 207 publications in 5 languages and 1,548 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by 久我美子
Ohayō Good morning by Yasujirō Ozu ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young boys take a vow of silence after their father refuses to buy a television set. An uproar ensues in their apartment complex when neighborhood gossip misinterprets the boys' refusal to speak. In the end, the boys get their wish
Hakuchi Idiot by Akira Kurosawa ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Idiot, an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece about a wayward, pure soul's reintegration into society, updated by Kurosawa to capture Japan's postwar aimlessness, was a victim of studio interference and public indifference. Today, this "folly" looks ever more fascinating
Ohayō ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of two young boys in suburban Tokyo who take a vow of silence after their parents refuse to buy them a television set. Shot from the perspective of the petulant brothers, GOOD MORNING is an enchantingly satirical portrait of family life that gives rise to gags about romance, gossip, and the consumerism of modern Japan"--Container
Seishun zankoku monogatari Cruel story of youth by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in Japanese and English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl and her criminal boyfriend perform sexual shakedowns on well-to-do middle-aged men
Zero no shōten ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a newlywed husband disappears on what was supposed to be only a brief business trip, his wife Teiko spearheads the effort to find out what happened. As Teiko slowly makes her way through the snowy countryside in search of missing husband, the revelation that he may have been leading a double life sets off a chain of events that finds her fate growing increasingly grim
Seishun zankoku monogatari ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in Japanese and German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl and her criminal boyfriend perform sexual shakedowns on well-to-do middle-aged men. Story portrays the disillusionment of the young generation in Japan following World War II
Godzilla vs Biollante ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A genetically engineered plant, the indestructible Biollante, must fight Godzilla to save her creator and the land she loves
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uwasa no onna: When the aging madam of a geisha house ends up pursuing the same man as her daughter, both women are forced to confront their attitudes toward each other and the family business. The film is set in modern Kyoto
Hakuchi The idiot ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kurosawa's dramatisation of Dostoevsky's novel changes the setting from Russia in summer to a memorable, snowbound Hokkaido - the northern-most island of Japan. War criminal Kameda (Mori), reprieved from a death sentence, is fresh out of the asylum, mentally fragile, and prone to epileptic fits. In turn, his emotional involvement with two women (Hara and Kuga) and his new, increasingly volatile friend Akama (Mifune) lead him further into madness and gross tragedy. Never distributed in its full 266-minute form, the film was re-edited by the studio prior to release. This 159-minute version, the 1951 release print, is the original Japanese theatrical release
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale set at the end of the twelfth century in Japan, when wars for control over the country broke out. The Taira clan fight the Minamoto clan for power. At issue is the parentage of Taira Kiyomori, who may be the ex-emperor's son
Le héros sacrilège by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dans le Japon médiéval, Tadamori, chef du clan Taïra, peine à faire reconnaître ses mérites à la cour. Kiyomori, son fils, découvre qu'il est en fait l'enfant illégitime de l'empereur défunt
Bonjour by Yasujirō Ozu ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deux jeunes garçons, Isamu et Minoru, vivent avec leurs parents dans un lotissement de la banlieue de Tokyo. Comme tous les autres enfants du quartier, ils sont fascinés par le poste de télévision de leurs voisins. Les deux gaçons demandent à leurs parents d'acheter eux aussi une télévision. Ceux-ci refusent et, excédés par l'incessante requête des deux gamins, leur demandent de se taire. Les prenant au mot, les enfant décident une grêve de la parole et refusent désormais de parler à quiconque. Ils s'interdisent par exemple de saluer les voisines. Ces dernières s'offusquent et une querelle entre voisins s'ensuit
Yūyake-gumo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a small family-run fish shop, a high school student wants to become a fisherman; his sister wants to escape the family business by marrying a rich suitor; and their parents hope their son will follow in their footsteps. The family is beset by several calamities
Her mother's profession ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hatsuko is a widow who runs a properous geisha house in post-war Kyoto. A firm but fair madam, Hatsuko enjoys a good professional relationship with her "girls" and a healthy flirtation with the brothel's much younger doctor, Kenji. But Hatsuko's world starts to crumble when her daughter, Yukiko, returns home after living in Tokyo. Deeply ashamed of her mother's undignified occupation and wracked with depression, Yukiko slowly begins to regain her spirit after meeting the handsome Kenji. But when Hatsuko finds out about the love affair, the shocking consequences will shape the rest of their lives"--Madman.com.au
Kazehana ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman who has survived a double suicide attempt with her lover gives birth to his child, and raises him while withstanding the cold treatment of her lover's family. The son falls in love with the daughter of the family, but their romance doesn't stand a chance
Mata au hi made by Tadashi Imai ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saburo and Keiko fall in love with each other but the tide of the war separates them
Contes cruels de la jeunesse by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Makoto use de ses charmes pour se faire raccompagner chez elle par des quadragénaires lors de sorties nocturnes. Losqu'un soir l'un d'entre eux tente de la ramener de force à son hôtel, l'arrivée de Kiyoshi, un étudiant délinquant, lui permet d'échapper au pire. Désormais attachés l'un à l'autre, Makoto et Kiyoshi entament une relation amoureuse ambiguë et troublée par l'excès de violence de ce dernier
Uwasa no onna by Kenji Mizoguchi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman's fiance discovers that her mother runs a geisha house in Kyoto and in dispair tries to commit suicide. While recovering she moves in with her mother which causes trouble between her mother and the much younger man that she's been having an affair with
Onna no sono ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Students at a women's university in Kyoto are stifled by the school's mission to produce good wives and mothers, but the actions of one young woman send shockwaves throughout the campus
Nigorie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three short stories about women in different difficult situations. The first is about woman who has trouble in her arranged marriage, the second about a woman who has much trouble in her life between her own family and the wealthy family in which she is a servant, and the final story is about a prostitute who yearns for a respectable life
 
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Kuga, Yoshiko, 1931-
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