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Tōno, Eijirō 1907-1994

Overview
Works: 128 works in 295 publications in 5 languages and 6,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Samurai films  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Rubble films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Eijirō Tōno
 
Most widely held works by Eijirō Tōno
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Yōjinbō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member 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
Kedamono no ken( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His former comrades then turn on him, and this betrayal so shakes his sense of honor that he decides to live in the wild, like an animal. There he joins up with a motley group who are illegally mining the shogun's gold, and, with the aid of another swordsman, gets a chance not just at survival but to recover his name and honor"--Container
Buta to gunkan by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays postwar Japan through the power struggles between small-time gangsters in the port town of Yokosuka, where American soldiers are based
Kiru = Kiru( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, a former farmer, dreams of being a samurai. The other, a former samurai, prefers living anonymously
The ballad of Narayama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village, where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the center of the tale is Orin, a dignified and dutiful woman who spends her dwindling days securing the happiness of her loyal widowed son with a respectable new wife
Tokyo story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-centered couple is inconvenienced by a parental visit. When the mother falls ill, her children hasten to be with her
Tōkyō monogatari( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Kuroi kawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the rampant moral corruption on and around U.S. military bases in Japan following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a love triangle that develops between a good-natured student, his innocent girlfriend, and a coldhearted criminal to reveal a nation slowly succumbing to lawlessness and violence
Anata kaimasu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masaki Kobayashi's pitiless take on Japan's professional baseball industry is unlike any other sports film ever made. A condemnation of the inhumanity bred by a mercenary, bribery-fueled business, it follows the sharklike maneuvers of a scout dead set on signing a promising player to the team for the Toyo Flowers
Yojimbo by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering Samurai becomes embroiled in a small town's feud and orchestrates the town's self-destruction. A humorous parody of a classic western
Rikugun( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the experiences of one family from Fukuoka through succesive wars: the Satsuma rebellion, the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and the Second World War
Ōsone-ke no asa( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed after Japan's unconditional surrender in 1945, this family drama functions as an angry indictment of Japanese imperialism. Fusako, a widow, is enjoying Christmas with her three sons and daughter. But the family's happiness is destroyed by several bad events: Fusako's daughter's fiance is drafted for war service and her eldest son is arrested for his political beliefs. An uncle who is a general in the army begins to dominate the family and Fusako faces increasing sadness as the war continues and finally ends
Kanko no machi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II escalates, the tight-knit inhabitants of a street in Tokyo must relocate from their beloved neighborhood so the government can use the space for the war effort
Hana saku minato( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men pretending to be the brothers of a boatyard owner arrive in a seaside town in southern Kyūshū to swindle the locals, but soon they have a crisis of conscience when World War II begins
Yōjinbō( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage. A satire on greed, violence, paranoia and human weakness. Includes theatrical trailer
Donzoko by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with his most celebrated actor, Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kurosawa faithfully adapts Maxim Gorky's classic proletariat play, keeping the original's focus on the conflict between illusion and reality
Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an elderly, stubborn businessman, so fearful of a nuclear attack that he resolves to move his reluctant family to South America. Kurosawa depicts a society emerging from the shadows but still terrorized by memories of the past and anxieties for the future
Akahige( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vain young doctor learns a valuable lesson from the dedicated director of a clinic for destitute patients
The Mistress( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman discovers that the man she was married to was already married and that she is no more than his mistress. The film explores the conflict between the demands of society and individual freedom
 
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Alternative Names
Eijirō Tōno acteur japonais

Eijirō Tōno attore giapponese

Eijirō Tōno Japanese actor

Eijirō Tōno Japans acteur (1907-1994)

Eijirō Tōno pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Higashino, Eijirō 1907-1994

Tōno, Eijirō

Tono, Eijiro 1907-1994

Tono, Eiziro

Тоно, Эйдзиро

ایجیرو تونو بازیگر ژاپنی

トウノ, エイジロウ

トウノ, エイジロウ 1907-1994

東野, 英治郎 1907-1994

東野英二郎

東野英二郎 1907-1994

東野英治郎 1907-1994

東野英治郎 日本の俳優

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