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田中絹代 1909-1977

Overview
Works: 422 works in 1,061 publications in 4 languages and 6,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Ghost films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Fantasy films  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Author, Interviewee, Film editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Sanshō dayū by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 658 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 572 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
Higanbana = Equinox flower by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ozu's first color film, a stubborn businessman with traditional views is faced with a modern-minded daughter and her nontraditional fiancé
Saikaku ichidai onna( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 331 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
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is a tale of love and loss with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real?is one of the most beautiful films ever made. It explores the misfortunes that befall two reckless and disloyal husbands. One, wishing to be a samurai, neglects his wife, only to find that she has become a prostitute. The other falls victim to a woman who turns out to be a ghost
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 282 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
Narayamabushi kō = Ballad of Narayama( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village, where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the center of the tale is Orin, a dignified and dutiful woman who spends her dwindling days securing the happiness of her loyal widowed son with a respectable new wife
The ballad of Narayama( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This haunting, kabuki-inflected version of a Japanese folk legend is set in a remote mountain village, where food is scarce and tradition dictates that citizens who have reached their seventieth year must be carried to the summit of Mount Narayama and left there to die. The sacrificial elder at the center of the tale is Orin, a dignified and dutiful woman who spends her dwindling days securing the happiness of her loyal widowed son with a respectable new wife
Ugetsu monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 173 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 Jianer Goukou( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 165 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 163 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
Saikaku ichidai onna = Life of Oharu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Japan, a samurai's daughter, Oharu, falls in love with a pretty servant. 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
Kanzashi : kanzashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in a wartime love story. A soldier is forced to prolong his stay at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on a hairpin. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten
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
Sanshō-dayū = Sansho the bailiff( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 117 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
Rikugun( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the experiences of one family from Fukuoka, Japan through succesive wars: the Satsuma rebellion, the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and the Second World War. The final part of the film focuses on a young man being shipped off to World War II, and his mother and father have different reactions
Hijōsen no onna( Visual )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A no-nonsense gangster's moll is troubled by the growing attraction between her man and a virtuous woman
Travels with Hiroshi Shimizu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[V. 2]. Mr. Thank You. Shimizu's endearing road movie follows the long and winding route of a sweet-natured bus driver, nicknamed Mr. Thank You for his constant exclamation to pedestrians who kindly step out of his path, traveling from rural Izu to Tokyo
Ugetsu monogatari = Les contes de la lune vague après la pluie by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Japon au 16ème siècle. Deux couples de paysans sont pris dans la guerre civile et partent pour la ville. Kenjuro le potier rencontre la princesse Wakasa au marché et en tombe éperdument amoureux. Elle l'entraîne dans son manoir. Mais Kenjuro apprendra à ses dépens à ne pas se fier aux apparences. Quant à Tobeï le paysan, abandonnant sa femme qui finira prostituée, il cherche à devenir samouraï pour se couvrir d'une gloire factice... (Jaquette)
Kinoshita and World War II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Disc 1]: Port of flowers (Hana saku minato) (1943 ; 82 min.) -- Two con men arrive in a seaside town to swindle the locals, but soon they have a crisis of conscience. (1943); [Disc 2]: The living magoroku ( Ikite iru Magoroku) -- Under pressure form neighbors, a wealthy family must decide if they want to cultivate soil that hasn't been tilled for centuries in order to aid the war effort. (1943) [Disc 3]: Jubilation street ( Kanko no machi ) -- A close community must evactuate their beloved neighborhood. (1944) [Disc 4]: Army (Rikugun) -- A young man is shipped off to war, and his mother and father have different reactions. (1944) [Disc 5]: Morning for the Osone family ( Osone-ke ashita ) -- After Japan's unconditional surrender, this family drama functions as an angry indictment of Japanese imperialism. (1946)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Kinuyo Tanaka.

Kinuyo, Tanaka 1909-1977

Kinuyo, Tanaka 1910-1977

Kinuyo Tanaka actor, film director

Kinuyo Tanaka actrice et réalisatrice

Kinuyo Tanaka actrice et réalisatrice japonaise

Kinuyo Tanaka aktorka i reżyserka japońska

Kinuyo Tanaka attrice e regista giapponese

Kinuyo Tanaka Japans actrice (1909-1977)

Kinuyo Tanaka pemeran perempuan asal Jepang

Tanaka, Kinuyo

Tanaka, Kinuyo, 1909-1977

Tanaka, Kinuyo 1910-1977

Tanaka Kinuyo japanische Schauspielerin und Regisseurin

Tanaka Kiruyo 1910-1977

Yamaguchi, Kinuyo 1909-1977

Кинуё Танака японская актриса и кинорежиссёр

Танака Кінуйо

Танака Кінуйо японська акторка та кінорежисерка

کینویو تاناکا بازیگر و کارگردان ژاپنی

다나카 키누요

タナカ, キヌヨ, 1909-1977

田中, 絹代 1909-1977

田中娟代

田中娟代 1909-1977

田中絹代 1909-1977

田中絹代 日本の女優

高峰秀子 1909-1977

Languages
Japanese (198)

English (15)

Chinese (4)

French (2)