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大沢たかお 1968-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 100 publications in 5 languages and 1,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Coming-of-age films  History  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about 大沢たかお
Publications by 大沢たかお
Most widely held works by 大沢たかお
Into the sun ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 272 libraries worldwide
When the governor of Tokyo is murdered, it falls on ex-CIA agent Travis Hunter to track down the responsible terrorists. However, the plot to kill the Governor is only the beginning of a web of corruption and violence. Hunter discovers a plan by a rising Yakuza leader to build an enormous drug-dealing network with the Chinese Mafia. With time running out and the Yakuza determined to see their plan through, Hunter must thwart the operation - and get out alive
Okami kodomo no ame to yuki ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Hana was a student before she was a mother. Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family. Hana loved her mate fiercely, but fate took him from her, leaving her alone with two unusual kids she didn't know how to raise. This is a mother's journey. Teach your children to chase their dreams - and smile through the tears as they disappear into the world in search of who they will become. Hana wasn't always a mother, but it was always what she was meant to be
Riri Shushu no subete by Shunji Iwai( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Yūichi is in the 8th grade and worships Lily Chou-Chou, a chanteuse whose music is lush and transcendent, the perfect tool to escape the pain and anxiety that fills his brutal life. At home, Yūichi rarely leaves his room, spending all his time in the chat room of Lily Chou-Chou's fan website. Little by litte, the reality of Yūichi's offline life becomes unbearable when he is ensnared in a nighmare of teenage prostitution, petty theft, and murder
Ichi by Fumihiko Sori( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Beautiful Ichi wanders blindly from village to village, searching for the sightless swordsman who long ago taught her to kill. Her technique is exquisite and explosive, her defenses as impenetrable as the darkness in which she moves. Many along her solitary path are touched, some by the sound of her delicate music, others by the edge of her lethal blade
Middonaito Iiguru Midnight eagle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A gifted photographer witnesses the crash of a U.S. bomber in Japan's snowy Northern alps, he becomes a reluctant hero who must defy the odds to protect the plane's lethal contents from getting into the wrong hands
Goemon his crimes will save a nation ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Once a lethal ninja, Goemon put down his sword to master the art of robbing the nobility to share the stash with the less fortunate. On one such escapade, he swipes an artifact that, if opened, will unleash misfortune of a massive scale. Hunted by an infamous henchman and former ally, Goemon tears a torrential path to assassinate the king
Wolf children ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"Hana was a student before she was a mother. ... Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family. Hana loved her mate fiercely, but fate took him from her, leaving her alone with two unusual kids she didn't know how to raise. ... This is a mother's journey. Teach your children to chase their dreams--and smile through the tears as they disappear into the world in search of who they will become"--Container
Hana & Alice by Shunji Iwai( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Two fifteen-year-old girls feel their friendship disintegrate when a boy comes between them
Attack force Into the sun ; The Russian specialist ; Conspiracy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The Russian specialist: Nick Cherenko, a former Special Forces soldier, is forced to leave his home in Russia and escape to Los Angeles when ruthless gangsters kill his wife and son
Sekai no chūshin de ai o sakebu ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"Depicts a tragic romance in the years before the advent of cell phones. It reveals a young man's pang of forfeiture after the death of his first love and the uneasiness of his soul wandering in the world without her."--Container
Aragami the raging god of battle ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Fleeing from unseen enemies, two wounded samurai stumble upon a mysterious temple in a remote region of the mountains. Unable to go any further, they collapse from exhaustion. One awakens to find himself miraculously healed and in the care of a most eccentric host. The strange man tells him the legend of a Japanese demon that resides deep in the mountains and feasts on the flesh of men. He reveals that he is this demon - Aragami. Alive, yet unable to die, he seeks an end to his own limitless and empty existence, an existence without sleep, dreams, or hope. He wishes only to die in battle against a worthy opponent. The young Samurai is challenged to a duel. The only way he can ever leave the temple is to first destroy Aragami ... but will he truly be free?--Container
Goemon ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Master thief Goemon steals evidence of a secret pact to assassinate the mighty warlord Nobunaga. Pursued by the conspirator Hideyoshi, Goemon finds himself fighting for his life. In a breathtaking display of martial prowess, Goemon storms Osaka Castle to kill Hideyoshi, while mighty armies gather to determine the new ruler of Japan by force. Goemon must return to the battlefield one last time to bring peace to his country ..."--Distributor's website
Sky high ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
When Detective Kanzaki investigates the serial murders of young women, his bride Mina falls victim to a murderer with the same MO. Now, he searches for his wife's killer with a vengence. Meanwhile, Mina finds herself at the Gate of Hatred and has 12 days to decide if she will ascend, languish or seek revenge and descend to Hell
Sukaihai Skyhigh ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Detective Kanzaki vengeful search for his wife's killer. Blinded by rage and grief, he searches for closure
Helen the baby fox ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A young boy finds a deaf, blind and numb baby fox, lost from its parents in the wilderness. Based on a true story, a heartwarming story of the care and love of the boy and a vet who try to save the baby fox
All about Lily Chou-Chou by Shunji Iwai( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An eighth grade student is bullied by his classmate, but finds consolation in the online chat room that discusses Lily Chou-Chou, a chanteuse he worships. But, little by litte, his real life becomes unbearable when he is ensnared in a nighmare of teenage prostitution, petty theft, and murder
Raifu tengoku de kimi ni aetara ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Natsuki Iijima, a windsurfer from Japan, as he battles and ultimately loses his life to liver cancer. The first and only windsurfer to compete for 8 consecutive years in the World Cup Competition, Natsuki's diagnosis overwhelms him with fear and panic. Despite this set back, with the love and devotion of his wife Hiroko and four children, he decides to live life the best he can, to the fullest, without having his life prolonged with further treatment
Lang de hai zi Yu he Xue ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A story of a brother and sister born between a 19-year-old girl and werewolf
Chinpira ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The film depicts two young men whose lives oscillate between the ordinary life and criminal life
Tsukiji uogashi sandaime ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this film version of a popular manga series, Shuntaro Akagi, a successful employee in a large trading company, enters the world of the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo when he agrees to help out on a temporary basis in the wholesale business run by his girlfriend's father. Shuntaro works hard to improve the business and soon becomes so fascinated with the market's customs and workers that he quits his regular job to work there full-time
 
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Alternative Names
Ôsawa, Takao 1968-...
Languages
Japanese (32)
English (9)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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