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宮川一夫 1908-

Overview
Works: 125 works in 241 publications in 6 languages and 4,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Samurai films  Ghost films  Swashbuckler films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
36 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,878 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
Sanshō dayū Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 693 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 )
13 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 524 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 )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 448 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 121 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
Sansho the bailiff Sanshō-dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Japanese and held by 116 libraries worldwide
In this legendary tale set in the 11th century, a kindly governor is exiled, his wife forced into prostitution, and his children sold into slavery to the tyrannical bailiff Sansho. The film chronicles the son's escape ten years later, his rise to power, and his harrowing search for his mother
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 112 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
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 70 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
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)
Zatoichi senryōkubi Zatoichi and the chest of gold ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 41 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
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
6 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Uwasa no onna: When the aging madam of a geisha house ends up pursuing the same man as her daughter, both women are forced to confront their attitudes toward each other and the family business. The film is set in modern Kyoto
Sanshô dayû L'intendant Sansho by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in French and Japanese and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Yari no Gonza Gonza the spearman ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies' man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearances are very important. Gonza competes with Bannajo for the honor to perform the tea ceremony to celebrate the birth of an heir to the lord of their clan. To see the sacred tea scrolls Gonza promises to marry the daughter of the family which possesses them, even though he is unofficially engaged to another woman. When studying the scrolls with Osai, the mother of the house, Bannajo sneaks into the house and steals their obis and runs through the town proclaiming the two as adulterers."--Container
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 19 libraries worldwide
Chikamatsu monogatari Les amants crucifiés by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 18 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 !
Chikamatsu monogatari The crucified lovers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A wandering samurai tricks two rival gangs of cut-throats into destroying one another [c.f Halliwell's]
Floating weeds ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"Struggling acting troupe visits remote island, where its leader ... visits his illegitimate son and the boy's mother, with whom he had an affair years before."--Leonard Maltin's TV, movies and video guide, 1987 ed
Her mother's profession ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 11 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
Yojimbo der Leibwächter ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 11 libraries worldwide
 
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Kazuo, Miyagawa
Kazuo Miyagawa Japanese cinematographer
Miyagawa, Kazuo
Miyagawa, Kazuo 1908-1999
Miyakawa, Kazuo 1908-
Miyakawa, Kazuo 1908-1999
Казуо Мијагава
Миягава, Кадзуо
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
Languages
Japanese (95)
English (8)
German (5)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (1)
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