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森雅之 1911-

Works: 110 works in 516 publications in 7 languages and 8,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Samurai films  Historical films  Martial arts films  Ghost films  War films  Social problem films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about 森雅之
Publications by 森雅之
Publications by 森雅之, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about 森雅之
Most widely held works by 森雅之
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
103 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,438 libraries worldwide
Set in ninth century Kyoto. A nobleman is murdered, his bride is raped by a bandit. These deeds are the subject of four different accounts, three by participants and one by an eye-witness. Kurosawa uses a flashback technique to tell the four different versions of these events, and cynically shows the ability of human beings to twist the truth to preserve the idea they have of themselves. The version of the witness, the woodcutter, is different to those of the three participants, and he emerges as the hero of the story
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
38 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 918 libraries worldwide
This film is a tale of love and loss with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real?is one of the most beautiful films ever made. It explores the misfortunes that befall two reckless and disloyal husbands. One, wishing to be a samurai, neglects his wife, only to find that she has become a prostitute. The other falls victim to a woman who turns out to be a ghost
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A young executive hunts down his father's killer. A tale about corruption in the boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan as seen through the rising executive eyes
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs ( visu )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at a crossroads; she must either go into business and open her own bar, or marry
Hakuchi Idiot by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
24 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Based on Dostoyevsky's fable of a holy fool, this story which takes place in Hokkaido in the winter is about a man who returns home after a stay in an asylum. He is being drawn toward Christianity, his antagonist is an anarchist
Kikujirō no natsu by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Japanese and English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
"In the tradition of Central Station comes KIKUJIRO the highly acclaimed new film from Takeshi "Beat" Kitano, the award-winning director of Fireworks (Hana-Bi) and Sonatine. Lonely nine-year-old Masao leaves Tokyo in search of his mother, a woman he's never met. He's accompanied on his journey across the Japanese countryside by surly, middle-aged petty crook Kikujiro (Kitano), who is none too happy being the chaperone. When Kikujiro gambles away all of Masao's travel money, the two must rely on their wits and the kindness of colorful strangers. Along the way, as the two share a series of wild and unpredictable adventures, they end up at a destination that neither of them could have imagined."--Envase
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi 1945-nen 9-gatsu seisaku ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 296 libraries worldwide
This fourth film from Akira Kurosawa derives from Noh and Kabuki plays, depicting a famous twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a small group of samurai cross enemy territory disguised as monks and must persuade border guards to let them through
The bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Nishi, a salaryman who marries his boss' lame daughter with the aim of exacting revenge on his father-in-law for his own father's death at the hands of the company. A suit-and-tie film noir, Kurosawa aims directly at the black heart of capitalism and the dark conformism of corporate Japan. Summary from container insert
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"Beat is a blind wanderer whose humble facade disguises his prodigious skills as a master swordsman, gifted with a lightning fast draw and strokes of breathtaking precision. Arriving in a remote mountain town, he finds its people terrorised by the ruthless Ginzo gang and their might samurai ronin Hattari, who mercilessly dispose of all who get in their way. With his legendary cane sword at his side, Zatoichi's path is destined for many violent confrontations"--Container
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
17 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Set in 8th century China, Princess Yang Kwei Fei tells the story of the last T'ang emperor and the servant girl he falls in love with and makes his princess
The first films of Akira Kurosawa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The most beautiful: This portrait of female volunteer workers at an optics plant during world War II, shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory, was created with a patriotic agenda
Zatōichi abare-himatsuri ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"In a town where women are bought and sold, Zatoichi stumbles upon a secret organzation headed by Yamikubo, the Dark Imperial Lord. The 'Boss of Bosses, ' blind like Zatoichi, takes an interest in the masseur, guiding him on the path of destiny and the duty of the sightless. However, a chance encounter with two beautiful women might be the end of Zatoichi, as both a jealous husband and the town Yakuza want his head!"--Container. Number 21 in the series
Ukigumo by Mikio Naruse( visu )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"Amour fou in Tokyo. Adapted from Fumiko Hayashi's best-selling novel, Naruse's masterpiece contrasts two characters: a strong woman who relentlessly pursues her desire while hoping her lover and society will understand what she has to do to survive, and her lover who craves a conventionally validated social identity."--Container
Ugetsu monogatari Les contes de la lune vague après la pluie by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Le Japon au 16ème siècle. Deux couples de paysans sont pris dans la guerre civile et partent pour la ville. Kenjuro le potier rencontre la princesse Wakasa au marché et en tombe éperdument amoureux. Elle l'entraîne dans son manoir. Mais Kenjuro apprendra à ses dépens à ne pas se fier aux apparences. Quant à Tobeï le paysan, abandonnant sa femme qui finira prostituée, il cherche à devenir samouraï pour se couvrir d'une gloire factice... (Jaquette)
Takeshis' by Takeshi Kitano( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
"Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, Kitano seems to begin hallucinating about becoming Beat."--IMDB
Ano natsu ichiban shizukana umi A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Kokoro by Kon Ichikawa( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Kaji, a student, receives a letter from his best friend Nobuchi. The letter is actually a suicide note in which he tells of his love for the woman who is now Kaji's wife and how this situation has caused him to be caught between love and friendship
Hana-bi by Takeshi Kitano( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Japanese and No Linguistic Content and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption ... combines cool violence and powerful emotions"--Container
The lady of Musashino Musashino fujin by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close, but decide not to consummate their affair. He instead becomes involved with the flirtatious Tomiko, who is also conducting an affair with Michiko's husband. When Michiko finds that her husband has abandoned her, she decides to take fate into her own hands
Yokihi L'impératrice Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Japanese and French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Street of shame: Set in 1955, the film examines the dreams and problems of the prostitutes living in one Tokyo brothel
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Arishima, Yukimitsu
Arishima, Yukimitsu 1911-1973
Masayuki, Mori
Masayuki Mori acteur japonais
Masayuki Mori Actor
Masayuki Mori attore giapponese
Mori, Masayuki
Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973
Mori, Mayasuki 1911-1973
Масаюки Мори
モリ, マサユキ, 1911-1973
有島行光 1911-1973
森, 雅之 1911-1973
森雅之 1911-1973
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