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宮川一夫 1908-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 217 publications in 6 languages and 4,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Martial arts films  Biography  Samurai films  Fiction  Motion pictures  Gangster films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about 宮川一夫
Publications by 宮川一夫
Publications by 宮川一夫, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by 宮川一夫
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
32 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
A man is murdered, his wife is raped by a bandit. Kurosawa uses a stunning flashback technique to tell four different versions of what occurred
Sanshō dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 584 libraries worldwide
When an idealistic governor disobeys the reigning feudal lord, he is cast into exile, his wife and children left to fend for themselves and eventually wrenched apart by vicious slave drivers. --
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
In sixteenth century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Yōjinbō ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 347 libraries worldwide
A wandering Samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Sansho the bailiff Sanshō-dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"In this legendary tale set in the 11th century, a kindly governor is exiled, his wife forced into prostitution, and his son and daughter sold into slavery to the tyrannical baliff Sansho." Ten years later, the son escapes, rises to power and searches for his mother.--Container
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 110 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
Yōjinbō ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Director Akira Kurosawa's influential 1961 effort, an action-packed, sometimes humorous reconception of the individualistic loner from the American Western, stars Mifune, the director's leading man of choice, as a samurai-for-hire who becomes involved in a dispute between two warring factions in a small village
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The samurai leaders of the Taira Clan return victorious from fighting for their Emperor. Instead of recognition and reward, they are cheated and dishonored by the high courtiers who do not want to see the samurai warriors empowered. The samurai are forced to choose sides and re-examine their loyalties, ethics, codes of honor and their positions in a changing world.--Container
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Zatoichi shenryo-kubi Zatoichi and the chest of gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Accused of stealing, Zatoichi is pursued by friend and foe alike. In this installment of The Blind Swordsman series, Ichi must prove his innocence, expose the real culprits, retrieve the gold, and reconcile his accusers' anger. And if the odds were not stacked high enough, Ichi is hounded and challenged by a maniacal, bullwhip yielding ronin who finds Ichi's status as a low ranking blind masseur and master swordsman as an affront to his class and profession
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 35 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...Le chef-d'oeuvre de Mizoguchi, un des plus beau film de l'histoire du cinéma japonais
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 24 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
Sanshô dayû L'intendant Sansho by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in French and Japanese and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Akasen chitai La rue de la honte by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in French and Japanese and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Yojimbo der Leibwächter ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Chikamatsu monogatari Les amants crucifiés by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A la fin du XVIIe siècle, deux amants de classes sociales différentes vivent une passion adultérine tragique et résistent à la morale traditionnelle... Incontournable !
Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A wandering samurai tricks two rival gangs of cut-throats into destroying one another [c.f Halliwell's]
Yari no Gonza kasane Gonza the spearman ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in Japanese and held by 12 libraries worldwide
During the Tokugawa shogunate Japanese provincial lords were obliged to spend alternative years in Edo, the capital city. Wives and children were left behind, often causing tragic results. This classic tale of love, honor and tragedy was written by well-known bunraku playwright Monzaemon Chikamatsu
Her mother's profession ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Hatsuko is a widow who runs a properous geisha house in post-war Kyoto. A firm but fair madam, Hatsuko enjoys a good professional relationship with her "girls" and a healthy flirtation with the brothel's much younger doctor, Kenji. But Hatsuko's world starts to crumble when her daughter, Yukiko, returns home after living in Tokyo. Deeply ashamed of her mother's undignified occupation and wracked with depression, Yukiko slowly begins to regain her spirit after meeting the handsome Kenji. But when Hatsuko finds out about the love affair, the shocking consequences will shape the rest of their lives"--Madman.com.au
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 9 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
 
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Miyagawa, Kazuo
Miyagawa, Kazuo, 1908-1999
Miyakawa, Kazuo, 1908-
Miyakawa, Kazuo, 1908-1999
ミヤガワ, カズオ
ミヤガワ, カズオ, 1908-1999
宮川, 一夫, 1908-1999
宮川, 一雄
宮川一夫, 1908-1999
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