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Mizoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

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Most widely held works by Kenji Mizoguchi
Sanshō dayū = Sansho the bailiff by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

70 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,036 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 traders. Under Kenji Mizoguchi's dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema's greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil
Saikaku ichidai onna by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

69 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 627 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 )

89 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 608 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
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 608 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
Akasen chitai = Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 504 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 )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telephone company employee Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss, after he promises to support her and her father but setting her off on an apparently irreversible downward spiral
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 477 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
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 307 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 )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zangiku monogatari = The story of the last chrysanthemum by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kikunosuke, a mediocre actor from a famous Kabuki family, falls in love with a maid, he is cast out. The faithful Otoku supports her husband as he struggles to perfect his art. In the end, she is quite ill, yet willing to leave her husband so that he may take his rightful place at the head of the Kabuki community
Ugetsu monogatari by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

3 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 191 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
Utamaro and his five women by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 153 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 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osaka elegy. Switchboard operator Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss after he promises to support her and her father - setting her off on a seemingly irreversible downward spiral
Ugetsu( Visual )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 138 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
The 47 ronin = Genroku chushingura by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

8 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 )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 125 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
The story of the last chrysanthemum = Zangiku monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heartrending masterpiece by Kenji Mizoguchi about the give-and-take between life and art marked the director's first use of the hypnotic long takes and eloquent camera movements that would come to define his films. The adopted son of legendary kabuki actor Kikunosuke, who is striving to achieve stardom by mastering female roles, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and affection, and she soon gives up everything for her beloved's creative glory
Shin Heike monogatari by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twelfth century Japan, the Fujiyawa clan confronts the problems of famine, riots, and the growing power of the Samurai
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 111 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
 
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Alternative Names
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 1989-1956

Mizoguchi Kenji japanischer Regisseur

Mizogucsi Kendzsi

Mizoguti, Kenzi

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

구구건이 1989-1956

미조구지 겐지 1989-1956

미조구찌 겐지 1989-1956

미조구치 겐지

미조구치 켄지 1989-1956

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

溝囗健二 1898-1956

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Princess Yang Kwei FeiPatterns of time : Mizoguchi and the 1930sMizoguchi and JapanSanshô dayû