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Ryū, Chishū 1904-1993

Overview
Works: 368 works in 1,116 publications in 7 languages and 11,417 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Environmental films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  War films  Historical films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Creator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Tōkyō monogatari = Tokyo story by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

95 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo Story follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her
Banshun = Late spring by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

64 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Noriko ... is a contented young woman who manages the household for her widowed father Shukichi in post-war Tokyo. Noriko has little interest in marriage despite the urging of those around her, but Shukichi comes to realise it is his responsibility to oversee a suitable marriage for his daughter. In concert with his sister Masa, Shukichi begins a campaign to convince Noriko that she cannot remain with him forever, but must start a life of her own."--Container
Sanma no aji by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

54 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against a background of a colourful and increasingly Americanized Tokyo, this film tells the timeless tale of a father giving up his only daughter in marriage
Bakushū = Early summer by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

56 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own
Ohayō = Good morning by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

42 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satiric comedy in which two young brothers refuse to talk until their parents agree to buy them a television set. Set in a 1950's residential suburb of Tokyo
Twenty-four eyes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegant, emotional chronicle of a teacher's unwavering commitment to her students, her profession, and her sense of morality. It takes a simultaneously sober and sentimental look at the epic themes of aging, war, and death
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los sueños de Akira Kurosawa es una de las obras más visionarias y profundas en sus 60 años de carrera, en la que dirigió películas como Rashomon, Siete Samurais y Ran. Consta de ocho episodios ricos en imágenes y perspicacia (Scorsese actúa como Vincent Van Gogh) que exploran las consecuencias de la guerra, los peligros del poder nuclear y la necesidad del ser humano por armonizar con la naturaleza. Quedarás encantado y ... cautivado."--Envase
Ningen no jōken = Human condition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the journey of the well-intentioned yet naive Kaji from labor camp supervisor to Imperial Army soldier to Soviet POW. Constantly trying to rise above a corrupt system, Kaji time and again finds his morals an impediment rather than an advantage
Tōkyō boshoku = Tokyo twilight by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters struggle with a host of family issues, including the loss of their mother, an unwanted pregnancy, and marital difficulties
Sōshun by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in Japanese and Italian and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salaryman in postwar Tokyo has an illicit affair with an officemate in this sensitive portrait of a fragile marriage
Higanbana = Equinox flower by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ozu's first color film, a stubborn businessman, who disapproves of his daughter's fiance, must learn to embrace modern romance
Akibiyori = Late autumn by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Similar in theme to Ozu's earlier film "Late Spring," the child character of that film is now portrayed as the parent in this tale of a mother and daughter relationship
Kohayagawake no aki = End of summer by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story examining the lives of three sisters who are dismayed to see their aging father let his business falter while he enjoys a second childhood with his former mistress
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Tokyo story by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profoundly stirring evocation of elemental humanity and universal heartbreak, Tokyo story is the crowning achievement of the unparalleled Yasujiro Ozu. The film, which follows an aging couple's journey to visit their grown children in bustling postwar Tokyo, surveys the rich and complex world of family life with the director's customary delicacy and incisive perspective on social mores. Featuring lovely performances from Ozu regulars Chishu Ryu and Setsuko Hara, Tokyo story plumbs and deepens the director's recurring theme of generational conflict, creating what is without question one of cinema's mightiest masterpieces
Chichi ariki = There was a father by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed high school teacher finds that the more he tries to do what is best for his son's future, the more they are separated
Tokyo-ga : ein gefilmtes Tagebuch by Wim Wenders( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the streets of Tokyo, through film clips and in interviews with some of Yasujiro Ozu's legendary collaborators, Wim Wenders explores the world of Ozu and ponders the nature of images in this "film diary."
Kanzashi : kanzashi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in a wartime love story. A soldier is forced to prolong his stay at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on a hairpin. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten
Chichi arikii by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his wife, a school teacher raises his son alone in Kanazawa. One day the father accompanies his students on a field trip and one of the students is fatally injured. Taking responsibility for the accident, the father puts his son in a boarding school and goes to work in a factory in Tokyo. The son grows up to become a teacher and eventually meets his father again. He expresses his desire to quit his job, move to Tokyo and live together with his father. The father is horrified at this idea and admonishes his son to return to his work and not put his own feelings above his responsibilities
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging actor returns to the town where his son lives, who has believed all these years that he is his uncle rather than his father
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tōkyō monogatari = Tokyo story
Covers
Sanma no ajiNihon no ichiban nagai hi
Alternative Names
Chishū, Ryū 1904-1993

Chishū Ryū acteur japonais

Chishu Ryu actor japonés

Chishū Ryū attore giapponese

Chishū Ryū Japanese actor

Chishu Ryu Japans acteur (1904-1993)

Chishū Ryū pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Čišu Rju

Ryū, Chishū

Ryū, Chishū 1904-1993

Ryū Chishū japanischer Schauspieler

Ryu, Tisyu

Ryuu Chishuu 1904-1993

Рю, Тисю

Рю Чішю Японський актор

Տիսյու Ռյու

چیشو ریو بازیگر ژاپنی

류 지슈

립지중 1904-1993

입지중 1904-1993

リュウ, チシュウ

リュウ, チシュウ 1904-1993

笠 智衆 1904-1993

笠智衆 1904-1993

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