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森雅之 1911-

Works: 129 works in 676 publications in 7 languages and 8,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Samurai films  History  Historical films  War films  Martial arts films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Inventor, Costume designer, Producer, Composer, Artist
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 )
119 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,469 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 )
78 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,013 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 )
47 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 893 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
Hakuchi Idiot by Pierre Léon( visu )
59 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 587 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
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( visu )
28 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 566 libraries worldwide
A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo in 1960. 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
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi 1945-nen 9-gatsu seisaku by Akira Kurosawa( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 358 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
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
34 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 172 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
Hana-bi Fireworks by Takeshi Kitano( visu )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Summary: "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
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
3-4x 10-gatsu Boiling point by Takeshi Kitano( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Two members of a Japanese junior baseball team get mixed up with the local yakuza. After their coach is severely injured by the gangsters, the two boys set off to Okinawa to purchase a gun in order to get revenge. While in Okinawa they get befriended by a psychotic yakuza outcast who is planning a revenge of his own
The first films of Akira Kurosawa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 111 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
Zatoichi by Tokuzō Tanaka( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 78 libraries worldwide
La saga de películas de Zatoichi componen la serie de acción de más larga duración en la historia de Japón y ha creado uno de los grandes héroes de la pantalla: un masajista ciego itinerante que también pasa a ser un espadachín con la velocidad del rayo. En este paquete se presentan veinticinco películas de este personaje realizadas entre 1962 y 1973, y protagonizadas por Shintaro Katsu
Ukigumo by Mikio Naruse( visu )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 57 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
Zatōichi abare-himatsuri by Kenji Misumi( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 56 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
Kikujirō no natsu by Kitano Takeshi( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 55 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
Saikaku ichidai onna by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Japanese and Italian and held by 49 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
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 47 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
Kokoro by Kon Ichikawa( visu )
11 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 38 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
Takeshis' by Takeshi Kitano( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 27 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 chasier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, Kitano seems to begin hallucinating about becoming Beat"--IMDB
Akasen chitai Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Akasen chitai: Set in 1955, 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
Masayuki Mori Japans acteur (1911-1973)
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
Japanese (408)
English (31)
Spanish (29)
German (13)
Multiple languages (8)
French (5)
Italian (3)
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