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Sakamoto, Ryūichi 1952-

Works: 754 works in 1,696 publications in 11 languages and 11,151 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  History  Folklore  Piano music  Piano music, Arranged  Juvenile works 
Roles: Composer, Actor, Author, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Singer, Arranger, Musician, Producer, Artist, Compiler, Lyricist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ryūichi Sakamoto
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights by Peter Kosminsky ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Heathcliff was to serve as both christian name and surname for the ragged, dark-skinned child who Mr. Earnshaw found abandoned in the streets of Liverpool and took home to live with his own children - Cathy and Hindley - at Wuthering Heights. The stormy life of the mysterious Heathcliff, his love for Cathy, and his relationship with the people who lived at Wuthering Heights and at the nearby Trushcross Grange make up Emily Bronte's classic novel."
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat. Lawrence speaks Japanese, and ceaselessly tries to mediate between the prisoners and their overseers, translating both the words and the values of the two races. Celliers' attitude, however, is more comprehensible to Yonoi. He and Celliers arrive at a sort of détente, based on an admiration for the other, but this eventually turns into a contest of wills as the camp's carefully nurtured equilibrium is destroyed
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura jest sprytną złodziejką i urodzoną manipulatorką. Posiada wyjątkową zdolność do zmiany stylu bycia i tożsamości. Po nieudanej kradzieży brylantów podczas festiwalu filmowego w Cannes, postanawia zmienić swoją tożsamość. Jej mroczną przeszłość odkrywa fotograf Nicolas
Derrida by Kirby Dick ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines rare private footage of Derrida with his reflections on violence, love and death and investigates the concept of biography, exploring the relationship between the public and the private
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where fundamentalists have established "the Republic of Gilead", the handmaids of the title are those few women who can still bear children after the combined ravages of chemical pollution and civil war. A woman, Kate, is caught trying to escape the soldiers of the Republic and is found to be fertile, marking her for handmaid servitude, but also bringing her within the society of the ruling elite
Peachboy by Eric Metaxas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japanese folktale in which a peasant couple discovers a little boy inside a giant peach. In time, Momotaro the Peachboy becomes a great warrior who sets off on an epic journey to deliver his people from an evil band of ogres
The sheltering sky by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American artist couple, drawn by desire to the Sahara, travel there shortly after World War II in order to follow their passionate obsessions in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared
Snake Eyes by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Le secrétaire d'Etat à la Défense est abattu pendant un match de boxe au Palais des Sports d'Atlantic City. La police boucle aussitôt les lieux pour tenter de laisser le moins de chance possible au coupable de s'enfuir
Hara-kiri death of a samurai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord."
Gohatto = Taboo by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A handsome new recruit, Kano, causes sexual tension in a traditional samurai militia group called Shinsengumi in Kyoto, at the end of the Shōgunate era in Japan
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due monaci buddisti, Norbu e Champa, arrivano a Seattle, convinti che un ragazzino bianco, Jesse, sia la reincarnazione di un loro Lama. (Mereghetti)
Women without men Zanān bidūn-i mardan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Persian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set against the political turmoil of Iran's 1953 coup d'etat, 'Women without men' tells the story of four disparate women whose lives converge in a mystical orchard on the outskirts of Tehran"-- Container
Tokyo! by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Tokyo-set stories: A young woman finds her life useless and goes on to experience a metamorphosis. A disheveled Caucasian who calls himself "Merde" emerges from a manhole to face arrest, trial, and execution; he speaks a language only his look-alike attorney understands. A recluse experiences human contact when a pizza-delivery girl faints at his door during an earthquake
The last emperor original motion picture soundtrack by Ryūichi Sakamoto ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peachboy by Eric Metaxas ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Found floating on the river inside a giant peach by an old couple, Momotaro grows up and fights the terrible demons who terrorized the village for years
Playing the piano by Ryūichi Sakamoto ( Recording )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Solo-Pianoalbum des herausragenden japanischen Pianisten Ryuichi Sakamoto. Der umtriebige Musiker war Teil des Yellow Magic Orchestra, das als sehr einflussreiche Gruppe in etwa mit Kraftwerk in Europa vergleichbar ist. Sakamoto ist ein Multitalent, das sich im Avantgarde-Pop, in der Neo-Klassik, bei Kunstperformances und im Jazz gleichermassen heimisch fühlt. Ausserdem ist er ein sehr gefragter Filmmusikkomponist (Der letzte Kaiser, Babel u.v.a.). äDer ganze Duktus dieses Piano-Albums ist so sensibel und leise, dass man schnell dazu übergeht, die Musik als Hintergrund zu sehen. Das ist natürlich gemein. Aber der jazzige Ansatz vieler Songs ... den Sakamoto mit seinen Kenntnissen über die meditativen Wiederholungsstrukturen der Minimal Music kombiniert, versetzen den Hörer an eine Hotelbar. Sakamotos Affinität zu Romantikern wie Chopin und Postromantikern und Impressionisten wie Debussy oder Satie verleiten zum sanften Abdriften in Träume über Nebel, Herbst, Wasser oder andere romantische Bilder. Auf seiner Tournee wird sein Pianospiel sicher intim und reizvoll seinä (
Red hot + Rio pure listening pleasure by Money Mark ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casa by Antonio Carlos Jobim ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last emperor original soundtrack recording from the motion picture by Ryūichi Sakamoto ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1987 and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Sakamoto, Lyūichi.
Sakamoto, Lyūichi 1952-
Sakamoto Riuichi 1952-....
Sakamoto Ruychi 1952-....
Sakamoto, Ryūichi
Sakamoto, Ryūichi 1952-
Sakamoto, Ryuichi, 20e E.
Sakamoto, Yuichi falsche Namensform 1952-
サカモト, リュウイチ
サカモト, リュウイチ 1952-
坂本, 龍一
坂本, 龍一 1952-...
坂本龍一 1952-
English (158)
French (30)
Japanese (24)
German (13)
Portuguese (4)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (3)
Persian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)