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緖形拳 1937-2008

Overview
Works: 140 works in 401 publications in 7 languages and 3,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biography  Erotic films  Interviews  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Samurai films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about 緖形拳
 
Most widely held works by 緖形拳
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the life of Japan's famous postwar writer, Yukio Mishima, as a tortured modern man struggling to find his future in Japan's imperial past and who commits suicide after a doomed attempt to reverse the Westernization of Japan
Fukushūsuru wa ware ni ari by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laserdisc version of the film, based on one of the most sensational true crime stories of modern Japanese history. Iwao Enokizu, self-styled 'King of the Criminals', sparked a nationwide manhunt after committing a series of murders across Japan. This film recounts Enokizu's story and his eventual capture
Narayamabushi kō = The ballad of Narayama by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of fantasy and symbolic legend uses the manners and customs of nineteenth century rural Japan to comment on modern civilization. It is based on the Fukazawa novel that inspired the 1958 Keisuke Kinoshita film of the same name. In a Japanese village beset by famine, the sick and elderly are taken to a secret place near the summit of Mount Narayama where they are left to die from starvation and exposure. The central focus of the film is Orin, a woman about to turn seventy. Convinced of her obsolescence, she demands to be taken to the mountain and is pleased to be dispatched there. In Imamura's allegorical study, the lives of the characters are inextricably connected to the world of nature and its own battles for survival
The pillow book by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a female courtier who lived during the Heian Dynasty in 10th century Japan, which were the catalyst for a modern-day Japanese woman's life experiences
Yōkirō = The geisha by Yingxiong Wushe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of twelve Momokawa was sold to Yōkirō, the most successful Geisha house in western Japan. Despite being the top geisha, her many complicated relationships provide unending challenges throughout her glamorous but turbulent life
Aruku, hito by Masahiro Kobayashi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mashike, a city on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Nobuo Honma is a 63-year-old sake producer. He has lived with Yasuo since his wife died two years ago. Yasuo is his youngest son to whom he has entrusted his trade. Every day Nobuo goes for a walk which leads him to a fish-breeding center, located in the mountains. He fills his loneliness by attentively observing the development of thousands of little fish poured into the pool. The second anniversary of his wife's death approaches. Nobuo insists on the presence of Ryoichi, his elder son whom he hasn't seen for a long time. Nobuo and his two sons, along with their partners, gather for the commemoration. Unspoken feelings resurface and clash with each other."--IMDb website
The demon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange relationship develops between a man, his wife, and his mistress, and a young boy becomes the pawn in a dangerous game of passion and intrigue that ends in a shocking climax. Will keep the most avid mystery buff guessing as it weaves an unforgettable tale of greed, lust and obession
The samurai I loved = Semishigure by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man spends his life trying to forget the shame in his father's untimely death, and once grown, finds himself at the hands of the same men who helped in his father's demise
Ējanai ka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Japan near the turbulent end of the Edo era, this historical film depicts the carnivalesque atmosphere summed up by the cry "Ee ja nai ka" ("Why not?") in 1867 and 1868 in the days leading to the Meiji Restoration, examining the effects of the political and social upheaval of the time that culminated in a revelrous march of the peasants on the Tokyo Imperial Palace, which turned into a massacre
Narayama bushi-ko = La ballade de Narayama by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un village de montagne, la coutume veut que les vieillards soient abandonnés sur les flancs du mont Narayama dès qu'ils ont atteint l'âge de soixante-dix ans. La vieille Orin sait que son tour approche, aussi se préoccupe-t-elle au cours de ses derniers mois de trouver une nouvelle épouse à son fils aîné qui est veuf et de procurer une maîtresse à son cadet qui souffre de frustration sexuelle. Le jour venu, Orin se rend au Narayama portée par son fils en observant les rites prescrits
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shintaro Katsu's Zatoichi is a blood-stained epic that shows the frailites of a man at odds with the Bushido Code
Gonin by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man with a bad gambling debt fight against mobsters and gonin female theives join him for revenge
Journey along the Silk Road : the people and places along the railways of Eurasia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a single railroad following the Silk Road route, which linked Xian, China with the Roman Empire by way of Central Asia. Due to conflicting agendas, an international train route was never established. This documentary follows Ken Ogata on a journey to bring the Silk Road to life. Starting in Turfan in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, he changes trains in the westernmost part of China, and proceeds on through Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Turkmenistan, Iran, and finally Turkey
Shogun's shadow = Shogun Iemitsy no ranshin-- Gekitotsuo by Yasuo Furuhata( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted Shogun orders his first born son killed so that his younger son may assume his leadership position
La Balada de Narayama( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narayama es la montaña desde la cual los mortales emprenden el viaje a la otra vida. Un viaje que deben emprender en el mismo instante en que celebran su 70 cumpleaños. Orin, tras haber encontrado nueva esposa para su hijo viudo, considera que ha llegado el momento de partir a la montaña y pide a su hijo que la acompañe para morir en la cima
Die Bettlektüre( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vengeance is mine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thief, murderer, and charming lady-killer is on the run from the police. This fact-based story of the 73-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic family turns into a cold, perverse, and, at times, diabolically funny tale
The ballad of Narayama( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a village, everyone who reaches the age of 70 is banished to the top of Mt. Narayama to die, so as not to be a burden on the village and bring disgrace upon their family. Orin is 69 and despite being in good health, her time is coming. First, though, she has things to do and a score to settle
Fukushūsuru wa ware ni ari = Wo yao fu chou = Vengeance is mine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enokizu looks and talks like the man next door, which is what makes him so dangerous. He charms strangers and seduces women with just the right word, robbing them of their secrets first, their fortunes next, and finally their lives
Mishima : a life in four chapters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima, the impossible harmony he created between self, art, and society, and his famously committed public seppuku (ritual suicide). Includes interviews, commentary, documentary, and more
 
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Mishima : a life in four chapters
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Fukushūsuru wa ware ni ariNarayamabushi kō = The ballad of NarayamaThe pillow bookAruku, hitoThe samurai I loved = SemishigureThe ballad of Narayama
Alternative Names
Ken, Ogata 1937-2008

Ken Ogata acteur

Ken Ogata actor japonés

Ken Ogata ator

Ken Ogata ator japonês

Ken Ogata Japanese actor

Ken Ogata japanischer Schauspieler

Ken Ogata Japans acteur (1937-2008)

Ken Ogata pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Ogata, Akinobu.

Ogata, Akinobu 1937-2008

Ogata, Ken.

Ogata, Ken 1937-2008

Огата, Кэн

كين اوغاتا

كين اوغاتا ممثل ياباني

کن اوگاتا بازیگر ژاپنی

오가타 겐

オガタ, ケン

オガタ, ケン 1937-2008

尾形拳

尾形拳 1937-2008

緒形, 拳 1937-2008

緒形, 明伸

緒形拳

緖形拳 1937-

緖形拳 1937-2008

緖形明伸 1937-2008

緖方拳 1937-2008

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