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Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha

Works: 351 works in 756 publications in 4 languages and 13,441 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Samurai films  Dance films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 2,531 libraries worldwide
Set in the Middle Ages, the nature of truth and subjective reality are probed in a series of flashbacks from four viewpoints to present the case history of a man's murder and the rape of his wife by a bandit
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( visu )
12 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in French and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Set in 1959, a French actress and a Japanese architect engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming mutual fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
23 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 964 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 Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Sanshō Dayū: Based on an ancient legend, an unforgettably sad story of social injustice, family love, personal sacrifice and fateful tragedy. Two children set off with their mother to find their father, a noble banished for protecting farmers. Their guide separates them and sells the children as slaves to Sansho, a tyrant. After years, they escape. The daughter commits suicide; the son becomes a great lord, displaces Sansho, and sets out to find his mother
Ukigusa monogatari A story of floating weeds by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 515 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
Jigokumon by Teinosuke Kinugasa( visu )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Based on a real crime committed in Japan in 1159, this is the story of a samurai who accidentally murders the woman he loves and becomes a monk to expiate his offense
Mādadayo by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Set in postwar Japan, the film portrays the relationship between four students and Hyakken Uchida, one of the true free spirits of the Japanese literary world
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 )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 417 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
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 399 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
Nobi by Kon Ichikawa( visu )
15 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 294 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
Yukinojo henge by Kon Ichikawa( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 281 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
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 260 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 )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 252 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
Zatōichi monogatari Blind swordsman-- the tale of Zatoichi by Kenji Misumi( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 234 libraries worldwide
When Zatoichi discovers the lord who has hired him suffers from a madness that, if made public, would bring ruin to his empire and the livelihood of the samurai warriors he employs, the blind masseur becomes a wanted man for the secret he now possesses. Attacked at every turn by the crazed lord's samurais and hired yakuza thugs, Zatoichi manages to escape relatively unscathed. But in a final duel, masseur Ichi must face his old foe, the infamous one-armed samurai
Kyua by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 230 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
Zatoichi by Tokuzō Tanaka( visu )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In twelfth century Japan, the Fujiyawa clan confronts the problems of famine, riots, and the growing power of the Samurai
Gionbayashi by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 129 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
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"During a life-saving operation, army surgeon Fujisaki (Mifune) contaminates himself with syphilis, a disease virtually incurable in 1940s Japan. After the war, he returns to work at the hospital maintained by his obstetrician father (Shimura), but agonizes over the disease that threatens to destroy his impending marriage, while simultaneously trying to save other patients' lives -- including the man from whom he contracted the disease"--Container
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Alternative Names
Kabushiki Kaisha Daiē
ダイエー, 株式会社
Japanese (257)
French (12)
English (9)
Chinese (1)
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