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Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha

Overview
Works: 416 works in 758 publications in 4 languages and 13,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Dance films  Historical films  War films  Horror films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Middle Ages, the nature of truth and subjective reality are probed in a series of flashbacks from four viewpoints to present the case history of a man's murder and the rape of his wife by a bandit
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in French and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1959, a French actress and a Japanese architect engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming mutual fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering
Sanshō dayū = Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an idealistic governor disobeys the reigning feudal lord, he is cast into exile, his wife and children left to fend for themselves and eventually wrenched apart by vicious slave drivers --
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixteenth century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Ukigusa monogatari = A story of floating weeds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling actor meets his grown illegitimate son for the first time and must decide if he should maintain the secret of his paternity, or reveal himself as the young man's father
Gion no shimai / Sisters of the Gion / a Daiichi Eiga production ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; original story and direction by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two geisha sisters - one modern-minded, the other staunchly traditional - disagree over how to deal with the men controlling their lives and livelihoods. An early work by Kenji Mizoguchi featuring his favored theme of women struggling against societal boundaries
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the story of an aging actor who returns with his troupe to a small provincial town, the home of his former mistress and son, who believes the actor is his uncle. His son has believed all these years that he is his uncle rather than his father. The actor's present mistress spins an elaborate web of deceit intended to prevent the family reuniting
Mādadayo by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in postwar Japan, the film follows the last two decades in the life of Hyakken Uchida, a free spirited writer and teacher, highlighted by his relationship with his students who venerate him in his old age
Jigokumon by Zhenzhizhu Yili( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of epic violent intrigue in twelfth-century Japan, an imperial warrior falls for a lady-in-waiting; even after he discovers she is married, he goes to extreme lengths to win her love
Nobi = Fires on the plain by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the most powerful of all Japanese anti-war films, acts of cannibalism bring home the terrifying brutality of war. Japanese troops are in retreat in the Philippines. Supplies run out and discipline crumbles
Kairo = Pulse by Jim Sonzero( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young friends is rocked by the sudden suicide of one of their own and his subsequent ghostly reappearance in grainy computer and video images. More deaths follow as the world is slowly being drained of life
Akasen chitai = Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final film of director Kenji Mizoguchi follows the lives of five prostitutes in the Yoshiwara region of Tokyo. Each has a different story and different plans, but they all share an uncertain future as they face the outlawing of their profession
Kyua by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist Sakuma are called in to figure out the connection, but their investigation goes nowhere. An odd young man is arrested near the scene of the latest murder, who has a strange effect on everyone who comes into contact with him. Detective Takabe starts a series of interrogations to determine the man's connection with the killings."--IMDb summary
Ugetsu monogatari by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sixteenth-century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men leave their families and peaceful lives in order to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war, only to be disappointed with what they find
Yukinojo henge by Shi chuan kun( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While performing in a touring kabuki troop, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge on them
Shizukanaru kettō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a life-saving operation, army surgeon Fujisaki (Mifune) contaminates himself with syphilis, a disease virtually incurable in 1940s Japan. After the war, he returns to work at the hospital maintained by his obstetrician father (Shimura), but agonizes over the disease that threatens to destroy his impending marriage, while simultaneously trying to save other patients' lives -- including the man from whom he contracted the disease"--Container
Gate of hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a samurai who falls in love with a married woman he guards during a palace uprising. She is horrified by his attentions and his love leads to tragic consequences. Based on a real crime committed in Japan in 1159
Gionbayashi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Eiko, a beautiful young girl who decides to follow in her mother's foot steps and become a geisha. With no money of her own, she becomes the apprentice to Miyoharu, her mother's best friend. Eiko begins her training, but slowly discovers that beneath the image of traditional beauty lies the hard truth that a woman must sell herself to live
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rashōmon
Alternative Names
Kabushiki Kaisha Daiē

ダイエー, 株式会社

ダイエー株式会社

大映株式会社.

Languages
Japanese (199)

French (12)

English (8)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveUkigusaMādadayoNobi = Fires on the plainYukinojo hengeGate of hell