WorldCat Identities

Momoi, Kaori

Works: 87 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 4,881 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Fiction  War films  Political films  Samurai films  Spaghetti Westerns 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Kaori Momoi
Most widely held works by Kaori Momoi
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920s, 9-year-old Chiyo gets sold to a geisha house. There, she is forced into servitude, receiving nothing in return until the house's ruling hierarchy determines if she is of high enough quality to service the clientele -- men who visit and pay for conversation, dance and song. After rigorous years of training, Chiyo becomes Sayuri, a geisha of incredible beauty and influence. Life is good for Sayuri, but World War II is about to disrupt the peace"--IMDb
Emperor by Claudio Arrau( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immediately after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender, General MacArthur suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation. He challenges his expert on Japanese culture, General Fellers to provide evidence in ten short days to decide if the Japanese Emperor, worshipped as a god by his people but accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved, as the fate of a nation waits
The sun by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japón, agosto de 1945. Millones de japoneses escuchan la voz de su Emperador por primera vez comminándoles a cesar la lucha. Sokurov plasma magistralmente la histórica renuncia de Hirohito a su condición divina y su encuentro con el General Douglas MacArthur, el comandante en jefe de las tropas de ocupación americanas. Retrato intimista de un ser humano profundamente afectado por la enorme tragedia que asoló a su país
Sukiyaki western : Django( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixing the traditional spaghetti-western style film with Asian action films, a dusty Nevada town is reimagined through Japanese culture. Two clans of gunfighters battle for a legendary hidden treasure: Yoshitsune leads the white-clad Genjis gang, while the red-wearing Heikes are led by Kiyomori. The balance between the two groups is upset by the arrival of a lone wanderer
La habitación( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told across eight different stories taking place in one 100-year-old room, the film explores the secret lives of its inhabitants, from the beginning of the twentieth century to the dawn of the new millennium. This intricately-woven film gives a compelling and profound portrait of modern Mexico from eight of the country's new breed of cinematic storytellers
Eijanaika by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1866 on the eve of Japan's Meiji Restoration, a handful of vivid characters emerge from the corruption, bloodshed, and eroticism
Kagemusha, the shadow warrior by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shingen, a powerful warlord in 16th century Japan, has become legendary. As he lies dying from his battle wounds, Shingen orders his clan to find a double to replace him - to keep his death secret so that his enemies will not attack. This man is Kagemusha (the shadow warrior), who turns out to be a petty criminal who must somehow transform himself into a great leader and command the allegience of 25,000 Samurai warriors. When Toho Studios were unable to fully finance the film, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola persuaded 20th Century Fox to fund the remaining budget in exchange for international distribution rights - hence their "Presents" credit!
Sukiyaki western django by Takashi Miike( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two clans battle for a legendary treasure hidden in a desolate mountain. The white Genjis are led by Yoshitsune and the red Heikes are led by Kiyomori. A lone gunman drifts into town. He is burdened with deep emotional scars but blessed with a sharpshooter's aim. A deadly fued erupts into a final, explosive showdown as the two clans try to woo the lone gunman over to their side
Izo( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okada Izō is a samurai warrior from a low-class family. His talent as a swordsman is discovered by a powerful samurai warlord, who recruits Izo as a soldier. Under his guidance, Izō murders many people. Izo is later crucified for his actions, and becomes the incarnation of a deep-seated grudge when his soul cannot enter Heaven or Hell. His restless soul travels beyond time and space, filled with deception, despair, and an insatiable murderous anger unleashed upon those who come between him and divine punishment
Baunsu ko gals = Bounce ko gals by Masato Harada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of three girls on the subsidized dating circuit. At risk from angry clients, drug dealers, and the mob, they find themselves as they live their way of life on the night streets. Friendship, money, risk, youth, life, just another night in the world of the Ko Gals
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
Grüsse aus Fukushima( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a botched love story, Marie, a young German, lands in Fukushima, determined to change her life. But it is easier said than done. Marie indeed has difficulty in adapting not only to Japanese life but even more so to life in a martyred city. She ends up finding refuge with old Satomi, the last living geisha in town. The young woman even follows her to the house she was born in regardless of the fact that it lies within the forbidden contaminated zone. The cohabitation between the two women proves anything but easy, different as they are from each other. But little by little true friendship develops between them--IMDb
Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi by Yōji Yamada( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ex-murderer on parole trying to make his way home to Hokkaido to meet his wife
Fukushima, mon amour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vijf jaar na de aardbeving in Fukushima besluit een jonge Duitse vrouw een oudere Japanse vrouw te helpen die nog in het rampgebied woont
Tomorrow by Caroline Durieux( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daily life of a family in Nagasaki in the summer of 1945, shortly beore the atomic bomb was dropped, is portrayed with warmth and insight
Kashikoi oppai by Kaori Momoi( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tōkyō yakyoku( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koichi Hamanaka suddenly returns to the tightly knit community, a shopping district, in a corner of Tokyo that he once called home. His whereabouts and his activities over the past few years are a mystery to everyone, including his parents and the wife and child he left behind. His wife, Hisako is torn between her love for him and her attempt to overcome the pain she suffered when he deserted them. Tami Osawa, Hamanaka's former lover, runs the shop in the neighbourhood. Meanwhile, Asakura, a writer who has taken a liking to Hisako, starts to look into the past to try to find out why Hisako would have married a man like Hamanaka. In doing so, he comes across details from Tami's life. As the past resurfaces and unravels, Koichi, Hisako and Tami's lives are irrevocably affected
Otoko wa tsurai yo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tora-san shelters a runaway bride
Ējanai ka = Eijanaika( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the final years of Tokugawa Shōgunate, a young peasant comes back from America after 6 years of absence, finds his house ruined and his wife sold to a prostitute by her family. He goes to Edo to find her, but becomes a thief to support himself
Swallowtail butterfly by Shunji Iwai( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Japanese and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an unspecified point in the future when the Japanese yen has become the strongest currencty in the world, a young orphan girl is cared for by Griko, a hooker, who gives the girl the name "Ageha" (Butterfly). Griko and her friends are all "Yentowns" immigrants who've come to Japan looking for fortune and fame. They live in a shantytown on the outskirts of Tokyo. When they immigrants are given a chance for success they lose their friendship
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Memoirs of a geisha
Alternative Names
Kaori Momoi

Kaori Momoi actrice japonaise

Kaori Momoi actriz japonesa

Kaori Momoi attrice, regista e cantante giapponese

Kaori Momoi Japanese actress

Kaori Momoi Japanischer Schauspielerin

Kaori Momoi Japans actrice

Kaori Momoi penyanyi Jepang

Kaori Momoi ureueng meujangeun Jeupun

Momoi, Kaori.

Momoi, Kaori 1952-

Каори Момои

Момои Каори

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モモイ, カオリ

モモイ, カオリ 1952-