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Mizoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

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Sanshō dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

54 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 881 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 571 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
Ōsaka erejī by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 492 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 by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

35 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 477 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
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th century Japan, a period of bloody civil war, the film is rooted in the postwar psyche of 1950s Japan. It focuses on an ambitious potter haunted by a beautiful ghost and a farmer who dreams of becoming a samurai
The story of the last chrysanthemum = Zangiku monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 416 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
Saikaku ichidai onna( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Japan, a samurai's daughter, Oharu, falls in love with a petty noble. Caught together, the man is beheaded and Oharu and her family are exiled. After enduring further misfortunes as a concubine, a courtesan, wife, and prostitute, Oharu becomes a mendicant nun in her old age
Akasen chitai by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 355 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
Yoru no onnatachi / Women of the night / a Shochiku film ; screenplay by Yoshikata Yoda ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 290 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 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genroku chūshingura by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mizoguchi's version of the oft-filmed Seika Mayama fact-based account The 47 Ronin, commissioned by the Japanese military in order to inspire patriotic spirit during WWII, chronicles the story of Lord Asano, a warrior leader provoked into attacking the high-ranking Lord Kira -- an action punishable with an order to commit seppuku -- his 47 loyal samurai subsequently become ronin, their mission to avenge Asano death
Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 231 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
Saikaku ichidai onna = Life of Oharu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

42 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fifty-year-old prostitute, no longer able to attract men, looks back on her sad life. Once a lady-in-waiting at the imperial court at Kyoto, Oharu fell in love with, and became the lover of, a man below her station. They were discovered, and Oharu and her family were exiled. For Oharu there followed a life filled with one sorrow and humiliation after another."--IMDB
Ugetsu by Jianer Goukou( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 179 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
Ugetsu monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 175 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th century Japan, a period of bloody civil war, the film is rooted in the postwar psyche of 1950s Japan. It focuses on an ambitious potter haunted by a beautiful ghost and a farmer who dreams of becoming a samurai
Chikamatsu monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Japan, illicit love between a merchant's wife and her servant leads to tragedy
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In twelfth century Japan, the Fujiyawa clan confronts the problems of famine, riots, and the growing power of the Samurai
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 150 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
Utamaro and his five women( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly-embellished account of a great artist, set against the background of Tokyo in the late 1700's
 
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Ōsaka erejī
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Patterns of time : Mizoguchi and the 1930sMizoguchi and JapanSanshô dayûSanshô Dayû
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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

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Kenji Mizoguchi réalisateur japonais

Kenji Mizoguchi regista giapponese

Kenji Mizoguchi reżyser japoński

Misogutschi, Kendschi 1898-1956

Mitzoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

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Mizoguchi, Kenji 1898-1956

Mizoguchi Kenji japanischer Regisseur

Mizoguči, Kenji

Mizogucsi Kendzsi

Mizoguti, Kenzi

Mizokuchi, Kenji

Кенджи Мидзогучи

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Кендзі Мідзогуті японський кінорежисер

Кэндзи Мидзогути японский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

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ミゾグチ, ケンジ

ミゾグチ, ケンジ 1898-1956

溝口 健二 1898-1956

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溝口健二 日本の映画監督

溝囗健二 1898-1956

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