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Okada, Eiji 1920-1995

Overview
Works: 141 works in 466 publications in 8 languages and 5,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Experimental films  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Eiji Okada
Publications by Eiji Okada
Publications by Eiji Okada, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Eiji Okada
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( visu )
165 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,068 libraries worldwide
During a love affair between a French actress and a Japanese architect, the actress recalls a dramatic love affair she had with a German soldier during World War II. The theme broadly concerns the need to remember the past, i.e. Hiroshima, yet live in the present
Suna no onna = Woman in the dunes by Hiroshi Teshigahara( visu )
76 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
The director's cut of Teshigahara's best known work. Out in the sand dunes a woman lives alone at the bottom of a pit. Local villagers bring her a man. He can't escape, but gradually they are drawn to each other. An atmospheric, highly charged and remarkably sensual exploration of the human condition. [Publisher's statement]
The ugly American by Ying ge lan( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and German and held by 410 libraries worldwide
As a compassionate American Ambassador to the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation of Sarkhan, Brando tries to keep Communists in the North from overrunning the weakened democracy in the South by making sure a vital road into the country's inaccessible interior goes through
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Woman in the dunes: An amateur entomologist leaves Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night in the home of a young widow who lives in a hut at the bottom of a sand dune
Ibun sarutobi sasuke = Samurai spy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"Spy networks gather information for the clans supporting and opposing the shogunate."--Www.kitparker.com
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
Tanin no kao = The face of another by Hiroshi Teshigahara( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Okuyama, after being burned and disfigured in an industrial accident and estranged from his family and friends, agrees to his psychiatrist's radical experiment: a face transplant, created from the mold of a stranger. As Okuyama is thus further alienated from the world around him, he finds himself giving in to his darker temptations
The complete Lady Snowblood ( visu )
3 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 181 libraries worldwide
A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Marlon Brando 4-movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
The night of the following day: Professional criminals successfully kidnap a young girl from her wealthy family, but their plans become undone as they realize there is no trust between them
Uchū daikaijū Girara ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 120 libraries worldwide
When a crew of scientists return from Mars with a sample of the space spores that contaminated their ship, they inadvertently bring about a nightmarish Earth invasion
Shurayukihime = Lady Snowblood ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Trained in the arts of death by the priest who adopts her, Yuki sets out to find the four villains who destroyed her family"--Container
Meifu madō ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Ogami meets five challengers on the road, and after defeating each one he receives part of his required fee. He also learns the story of a daimyo without a male heir who has registered his daughter as a son and raised her as a boy. Hired by the daimyo to eliminate a rogue lama with evil intentions on the throne, Ogami carries out his part of the bargain, then sets off for the daimyo's castle to set things right
Zatoichi ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 69 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
Traffic jam by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Japanese and English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Story of the ordinary Japanese family who are caught in a heavy traffic jam and encounter various events on the way from Tokyo to their hometown on the New Year's Holiday season
Harukana jidai no kaidan o = The stairway to the distant past ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Broke, his vintage Nash convertible repossessed, private eye Mike Hama is reduced to combing the mean streets of the Yokohama waterfront on a borrowed bicycle. But when Lily, a beautiful stripper from out of Hama's past, returns to town, the fuse is lit on a criminal powder keg set to blow the lid off the Yokohama underworld. Hama's search for his long lost parents soon has him up to his neck in a simmering conspiracy pitting corrupt politicians, local Yakuza gangsters and the Taiwanese mafia against the mysterious 'Man in White.' Forced to admit the truth of his past to both himself and his plucky kid sister, Hama now must discover whether private eyes are born or made--if he can just keep from getting killed first
Shin Zatōichi monogtari ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"The flip of a coin leads the blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi to his hometown, a place he has not visited in over two decades. Despite his extended hiatus, he finds that several people remember him from his hellcat youth, including a 'sister' that he never knew he had and the village's local government Superintendant. But things never stay quiet for the masseur for very long. An old face from Ichi's childhood, Shinbei, has hatched a nefarious plot to rob the town of thier valuable community quarry. The masseur is caught in the unenviable position of mediating the conflict between his former pal and the home of his youth, with neither side willing to budge. Can Ichi, the champion of the weak and oppressed, do the right thing, even if it pits him against his childhood chum?"--Container. The 25th movie in the series
The complete Lady Snowblood : Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood: love song of vengeance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Kanojo to kare = She and he ( visu )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A woman becomes discontent with the empty life she and her husband are leading. She attempts to reach out to the outside world and express her inner feelings with unexpected consequences
Mother = [Okāsan] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Mother is a portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuharas' struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era."--Container
Zatōichi : the blind swordsman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 19 libraries worldwide
This set contains seven adventures from the swordsman who comes fully armed with his trusty cane-sword, and a variety of cunning disguises
 
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Eiji Okada acteur japonais
Eiji Okada attore giapponese
Eiji Okada Japanese actor
Eiji Okada japanischer Schauspieler
Eiji Okada Japans acteur
Okada, Eiji 1920-
Эйдзи Окада
אייג'י אוקאדה
ايجي اوكادا
ایجی اوکادا بازیگر ژاپنی
おかだえいじ 1920-1995
岡田英次 1920-1995
Languages
French (122)
Japanese (95)
English (36)
German (11)
Spanish (9)
Italian (5)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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