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Mizoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

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Sanshō dayū = Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

98 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a medieval Japanese folktale, this story of an aristocratic family broken up by politics and slave traders has been considered Mizoguchi's masterpiece
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

29 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers, said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And Ugetsu, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director's supreme achievement. Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, this haunting tale of love and loss, with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real, is one of the most beautiful films ever made
Saikaku ichidai onna by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

103 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 17th century, a beautiful courtesan surrenders to her passion for a commoner and as punishment she and her parents are banished into exile where she attempts to escape her past
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

108 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 662 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
Akasen chitai = Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 542 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
Ōsaka erejī = Osaka elegy by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

46 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bearing the burden of her father's debt and desperate to pay for the completion of her brother's education, young Ayako becomes a mistress to her employer. Although circumstances seem to conspire against her, Ayako attempts to hide the truth from her family and fiancé and preserve her reputation. Mizoguchi's uncompromising critique of the inequalities between the sexes features a superb performance by Isuzu Yamada and marked the director's first collaboration with screenwriter Yoshikata Yoda."--Container
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 )

30 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umekichi, a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto, feels obliged to help her lover Furusawa when he asks to stay with her after becoming bankrupt and leaving his wife. However her younger sister Omocha tells her she is wasting her time and money on a loser. She thinks that they should both find wealthy patrons to support them. Omocha therefore tries various schemes to get rid of Furusawa, and set themselves up with better patrons
The story of the last chrysanthemum = Zangiku monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

49 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Kikunosuke, the son of a famous actor falls in love with his brother's nurse, Otoku, his father vehemently opposes the affair. Forced to cut ties with his family, Kikunosuke forges his own way in life, but his fortunes dwindle until Otoku decides to sacrifice her own future for the sake of her lover's. Finding Mizoguchi operating at the height of his powers, 'The story of the last chrysanthemums' is a beautifully photographed and deeply moving romantic tragedy."--Container
Yoru no onnatachi / Women of the night / a Shochiku film ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's postwar desperation and devastation
Ugetsu : Kenji Mizoguchi, director by Keiko I McDonald( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ugetsu monogatari by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in Japanese and Chinese 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
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Utamaro and his five women by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly-embellished account of a great artist, set against the background of Tokyo in the late 1700s
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of the night. The story of two sisters, Fusako, a war widow, and Natsuko, in an affair with a narcotics smuggler, who, along with their younger friend Kumiko, descend into prostitution and moral chaos amid the postwar devastation surrounding them
The 47 ronin = Genroku chushingura by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their lord having been tricked into commiting suicide by a corrupt elder court official, a group of 47 samurai who have been forced to become ronin nurse their anger and outrage, each becoming the personification of the samurai spirit, until the time is right to avenge their dead lord's honor
Gionbayashi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 129 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
Genroku chushingura = 47 ronin by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic exploration of heroism and self-sacrifice which provides a glimpse at the price men sometimes paid to preserve their honor
Shin Heike monogatari by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twelfth century Japan, the Fujiyawa clan confronts the problems of famine, riots, and the growing power of the Samurai
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 8th century China, Princess Yang Kwei Fei tells the story of the last T'ang emperor and the servant girl he falls in love with and makes his princess
Taki no shiraito by Kyōka Izumi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two classic "silent" films directed by Kenji Mizoguchi with new benshi narration (2 versions on the 1st work). The first tells the story of an independent young woman who has a water juggling act in a travelling carnival. When she meets and falls in love with an orphaned carriage driver, she pledges to send him to law school in Tokyo. The second film is love triangle between a man, his son, and a young woman with the added twist that the young woman is the man's daughter and half sister to the son
 
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Kendži Mizoguči japonský režisér

Kenji, Mizoguchi

Kenji, Mizoguchi 1898-1956

Kenji Mizoguchi director de cine japonés

Kenji Mizoguchi Japanese film director and screenwriter

Kenji Mizoguchi Japans filmregisseur

Kenji Mizoguchi réalisateur japonais

Kenji Mizoguchi regista giapponese

Kenji Mizoguchi reżyser japoński

Misogutschi, Kendschi 1898-1956

Mitzoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

Mizoguchi, Kenji

Mizoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

Mizoguchi Kenji japanischer Regisseur

Mizogucsi Kendzsi

Mizoguti, Kenzi

Mizokuchi, Kenji

Кенджи Мидзогучи

Кендзи Мидзогути

Кэндзи Мидзогути японский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

קנג'י מיזוגוצ'י

كنجي ميزوغوشي

کنجی میزوگوچی کارگردان ژاپنی

কেনজি মিজোগুচি

కెంజి మిజోగుచి

მიძოგუტი კენძი

미조구치 겐지

ミゾグチ, ケンジ

ミゾグチ, ケンジ 1898-1956

溝口 健二 1898-1956

溝口健二 1898-1956

溝口健二 日本の映画監督

溝囗健二 1898-1956

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