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東宝映画株式会社

Overview
Works: 90 works in 117 publications in 2 languages and 1,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  History  Monster films  Science fiction films  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by 東宝映画株式会社
Dodesuka-den( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows the lives of the people who live in a slum, built in a garbage dump. A mentally disabled boy is obsessed with streetcars, driving an imaginary streetcar around, chanting "Dodes'ka-den! Dodes'ka-den!"--Mimicking the sound of the wheels. Some of the neighbors are a young woman living with her lecherous uncle; a pair of friends who get drunk and swap wives; a possibly mentally ill beggar and his son who live in a deserted car; and a man with five children who knows he is not the father of any, but treats them as if they were his own. Although they may dream of better times, these people are trapped--both physically and psychologically--doomed to live a life of disappointment (or worse), but many find ways to carry on
Colorful by Keiichi Hara( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a train station on the other side of death, yet not all who arrive on the platform will be judged ready for passage onwards. For one unready soul, there will be both a test and a second chance. Rather than be reborn, this soul will awake in the body of 14-year-old suicide, Makoto Kobayashi, where it must not only find a way to fit into Makoto's existence, but also unravel two mysteries. What is the secret of the great sin it committed in its own previous life?
Ikiru = To live( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by some to be Akira Kurosawa's greatest achievement, Ikirupresents the director at his most compassionate, affirming life through an exploration of a man's death. Takashi Shimura portrays Kanji Watanabe, an aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer forced to strip the veneer off his existence and find meaning in his final days. Told in two parts, Ikiru offers Watanabe's quest in the present, and then through a series of flashbacks. The result is a multifaceted look at a life through a prism of perspectives, resulting in a full portrait of a man who lacked understanding from others in life
Kagemusha = The shadow warrior by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his late, color masterpiece, Akira Kurosawa returns to the samurai film and to a primary theme of his career: the play between illusion and reality. Sumptuously reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a meditation on the nature of power
Dodesukaden by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published in 1972 in Japanese and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Tokyo slum dwellers overcome adversity while retaining their hopes and dreams
Godzilla vs Biollante( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush
Dodes 'Ka-den by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Tokyo slum dwellers from the fringes of the city, cheated by life, survive on illusion and imagination in the aftermath of a holocaust. One believes he drives a trolley every day, making the trolley noise (Dodeska'den)
Ikiru by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the last days of a minor government worker who learns he is soon to die of cancer
Lady Snowblood, love song of vengeance = Shurayukihime urami koiuta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned and sentenced to hang for the murders she committed to avenge her family, Yuki is given a reprieve by the mysterious Kikui, a secret government agent. In return for her life, Yuki must infiltrate the household of Ransui, an anarchist and activist, assassinate him, and recover an important document. But all is not as it seems. The document in question contains evidence of a foul miscarriage of justice engineered by Kikui and his patron for political and personal gain. When Yuki decides to switch sides and help Ransui, Kikui unleashes every weapon at his disposal to eliminate them, recover the document, and protect his secret. Once again, the deadly blade of Lady Snowblood must stain itself with death ... but this time it's not for revenge. It's for justice
Japan's longest day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Gojira vs Biorante = Godzilla vs Biollante( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Shiragami has been genetically engineering a form of indestructible plant life using a rare supply of Godzilla cells. This experiment has brought a strange new form of plant life into existence: Biollante, massive, yet peaceful in every way-until Godzilla returns to wreak havoc upon Japan. It is only then that something within Biollante stirs and the plant must fight to save her creator and the land she loves
Kakushi toride no san akunin by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess must escape across enemy lines with a royal treasure, guarded only by a loyal general and two greedy peasants
Tatakau heitai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film, discovered in 1975, depicts the Japanese troops advancing into Hankou, China, during the Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945
Colorful : karafuru( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Someone has just died, but his soul is put into the body of Kobayashi Makoto (voice: Tomizawa Kazato), a boy in junior high school who has just committed suicide. Regaining life, the soul inhabits the boy's body and soon finds the true reason behind his suicide."--J-Pitch JFDB
Sekigahara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The background to and depiction of a watershed battle in Japanese history, at Sekigahara in 1600, when Tokugawa Ieyasu's Army of the East defeated the Army of the West of Ishida Mitsunari. The story includes the intrigues and shifting loyalties of the various retainers, family members, and samurai"--IMDb
Tōhō tokusatsu kaijū eiga taikan( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanhai : Shina Jihen kōhō kiroku( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film which portrays the anti-Japanese sentiment in devastated Shanghai settlements after the second Shanghai Incident, August 1937. The film was shot by Tōhō Eiga Bunka Eigabu, which later merged with Nihon Eigasha
Mother = [Okāsan] by Nobuo Mizuta( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of one family, the Fukuharas, whose struggles reflect the hardships faced by many working class families in Japan in the postwar era. The story is told through the eyes of the oldest daughter
Hakkōdasan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of an actual incident which took place in 1901 in which Japanese soldiers died during winter training exercises."
Monkey Magic by NHK( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an adaptation of the famous tale Xi you ji (Monkey). Son Gokū, a monkey endowed with magic powers, accompanies Sanzō Hōshi (Xuanzang) on his journey to India
 
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Ikiru = To live
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controlled identityTōhō Kabushiki Kaisha

controlled identityTōkyō Takarazuka Gekijō

Toho eiga kabushiki gaisha

Tōhō Eiga, Kabushiki Kaisha.

トウホウ エイガ カブシキ ガイシャ

東寶映畫

東寶映畫, 株式會社.

東寶映畫株式會社

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