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Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha

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Works: 431 works in 725 publications in 4 languages and 13,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Samurai films  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
28 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 2,425 libraries worldwide
A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star
Shall we dansu? by Masayuki Suō( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged workaholic's incredibly dull life takes a funny turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class -- just to meet the sexy dance teacher. But when he finally muscles up the nerve for lessons he winds up with a different instructor and her colorfully eccentric class of beginners. And now he'll have to step lightly -- and do some fancy footwork -- if he expects to keep his new secret passion from his family and friends
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( visu )
11 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in French and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Août 1957. Quelques heures de la vie d'un couple à Hiroshima. Elle, est une actrice française, venue jouer dans un film international sur la paix; lui, marié, est un architecte japonais. Ils s'aiment, librement, dans la chambre d'hôtel de la jeune femme. Le souvenir des "dix mille soleils" d'Hiroshima, ville entière soulevée de terre et réduite en cendres, les hante. Où était-elle, la petite Française, quand la bombe explosa sur Hiroshima? À Nevers, où elle vécut une amour de jeunesse qui la bouleversa
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
19 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Two men leave their families and peaceful lives in order to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war, only to be disappointed with what they find
Sanshō dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 609 libraries worldwide
When an idealistic governor disobeys the reigning feudal lord, he is cast into exile, his wife and children left to defend for themselves and eventually are separated by vicious slave traders. Under the dazzling direction of Kenji Mizoguchi, Sansho the Bailiff is a classic Japanese story which is seen as a Japanese masterpiece, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil
Nobi by Kon Ichikawa( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
In the most powerful of all Japanese anti-war films, acts of cannibalism bring home the terrifying brutality of war. Japanese troops are in retreat in the Philippines. Supplies run out and discipline crumbles
Ukigusa monogatari A story of floating weeds ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 477 libraries worldwide
In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent film: A Story of Floating Weeds in color and sound with the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating weeds reveals his distinct style at its pinnacle. In each, the director captures the joy and sadness in everyday life
Mādadayo by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Set in postwar Japan, the film follows the last two decades in the life of Hyakken Uchida, a free spirited writer and teacher, highlighted by his relationship with his students who venerate him in his old age
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
It tells the story of an aging actor who returns with his troupe to a small provincial town, the home of his former mistress and son, who believes the actor is his uncle. His son has believed all these years that he is his uncle rather than his father.The actor's present mistress spins an elaborate web of deceit intended to prevent the family reuniting
Jigokumon by Teinosuke Kinugasa( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 291 libraries worldwide
In the midst of epic, violent intrigue in twelfth-century Japan, an imperial warrior falls for a lady-in-waiting; even after he discovers she is married, he goes to extreme lengths to win her love
Gion no shimai Sisters of the Gion / a Daiichi Eiga production ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; original story and direction by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Two geisha sisters - one modern-minded, the other staunchly traditional - disagree over how to deal with the men controlling their lives and livelihoods. An early work by Kenji Mizoguchi featuring his favored theme of women struggling against societal boundaries
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The final film of director Kenji Mizoguchi follows the lives of five prostitutes in the Yoshiwara region of Tokyo. Each has a different story and different plans, but they all share an uncertain future as they face the outlawing of their profession
Kairo Pulse ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 199 libraries worldwide
DVD. A computer virus causes a young man to commit suicide. His friends find his shadow and other suicide victims lurking in their computers and real life. As one by one the friends commit suicide, a few try to resist
Kyua by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 184 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
Yukinojo henge ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 170 libraries worldwide
While performing in a touring kabuki troop, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge on them
Nobi Fires on the plain ( visu )
4 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 138 libraries worldwide
February 1945. Tamura's regiment of Japanese soldiers is fighting in the Philippines. A consumptive, neither his squad commander nor the doctor at the military hospital want him around--food is too scarce. Sent away by both, Tamura wanders the countryside, falling in with different groups of soldiers, observing Filipino peasants lighting large, smoky bonfires in the countryside. Are they signal fires sent out to American soldiers or local guerrillas? Whatever their purpose, Tamura is reassured by the hopeful idea of the peasants continuing the ritual of their simple life, uncorrupted by ravages of war
Jigokumon ( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The story of a samurai who falls in love with a married woman he guards during a palace uprising. She is horrified by his attentions and his love leads to tragic consequences. Based on a real crime committed in Japan in 1159
Gionbayashi ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The story of Eiko, a beautiful young girl who decides to follow in her mother's foot steps and become a geisha. With no money of her own, she becomes the apprentice to Miyoharu, her mother's best friend. Eiko begins her training, but slowly discovers that beneath the image of traditional beauty lies the hard truth that a woman must sell herself to live
Zatōichi monogatari Blind swordsman-- the tale of Zatoichi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The first of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies
Gion no shimai Sisters of Gion by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Widely regarded as Kenji Mizoguchi's best pre-war film, Sisters of the Gion marks the beginning of the acclaimed director's style
 
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Alternative Names
Kabushiki Kaisha Daiē
ダイエー, 株式会社
ダイエー株式会社
大映株式会社.
Languages
Japanese (163)
French (11)
English (8)
Chinese (1)
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