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渡辺美佐子 1932-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 145 publications in 3 languages and 1,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Ghost films  Samurai films  Crime films  Film noir  Historical films  Spy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about 渡辺美佐子
 
Most widely held works by 渡辺美佐子
Kwaidan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of four stories of the supernatural based on Japanese folk material. In The black hair, a poor young samurai leaves his first wife to marry a rich woman. When he is unhappy in his second marriage, he returns to his first wife, who at first appears unchanged from when he last saw her. In The woman of the snow, a woodcutter is spared by a mysterious ghost-like woman in the snow, but must promise never to tell anyone what he has seen. In Hoichi, the earless, a blind musician-monk named Hoichi is commanded by a gathering of ghosts to sing the saga of their ancient deeds. The head monk paints Hoichi's body with prayer verses to protect him, but unfortunately overlooks Hoichi's ears. In In a cup of tea, a writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
Ibun Sarutobi Sasuke = Samurai spy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spy networks gather information for the clans supporting and opposing the shogunate."--Www.kitparker.com
Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After more than a decade of sober political dramas and social-minded periodpieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories. Featuring colorfully surreal sets and luminous cinematography, these haunting tales of demonic comeuppance and spiritual trials, adapted from writer Lafcadio Hearn's collections of Japanese folklore, are existentially frightening and meticulously crafted. In The black hair, a poor young samurai leaves his first wife to marry a rich woman. When he is unhappy in his second marriage, he returns to his first wife, who at first appears unchanged from when he last saw her. In The woman of the snow, a woodcutter is spared by a mysterious ghost-like woman in the snow, but must promise never to tell anyone what he has seen. In Hoichi, the earless, a blind musician-monk named Hoichi is commanded by a gathering of ghosts to sing the saga of their ancient deeds. The head monk paints Hoichi's body with prayer verses to protect him, but unfortunately overlooks Hoichi's ears. In In a cup of tea, a writer wonders what would happen to a person who drinks another's soul and finds out
Sono gosōsha o nerae : "13-gō taihisen" yori = Take aim at the police van( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison truck is attacked and a convict inside is murdered. Daijiro is the penitentiary guard on duty. He is accused of negligence and suspended. Now, he will dole out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Karamiai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his deathbed, a wealthy businessman announces that his fortune is to be split equally among his three illegitimate children, whose whereabouts are unknown. A bevy of lawyers and associates begin machinations to procure the money for themselves, resorting to the use of impostors and blackmail. Yet all are outwitted by the cunning of the man's secretary, in this entertaining condemnation of unchecked greed
Yajū no seishun = Youth of the beast( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious drifter pits rival yakuza gangs against each other to avenge the murder of a friend
Nikkatsu noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take aim at the police van: A prison guard metes out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Bushidō zankoku monogatari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 350 years, the Iikura family have honored bushido, the stern code of the samurai, above all other considerations. Susumu, a modern-day Japanese professional, chronicles the shocking stories of his forefathers as he decides whether to break free from the bonds of an ancient code of honor, or take up the role that tradition has ordained for him
Kwaidan by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four elegant ghost stories adapted from the works of Lafcadio Hearn
Take aim at the police van( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison guard metes out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Nikkatsu diamond guys( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voice without a shadow (1958, 92 minutes): When former telephone operator Asako's husband invites his boss Hamazaki over for dinner, she realizes his voice is suspiciously like that of a killer she heard years ago. Before she can investigate further, Hamazaki is found dead and her husband becomes the prime suspect. Determined to prove his innocence, Asako enlists a driven journalist to investigate
Being two isn't easy = Watashi wa nisai( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the second year of a child's life, as told from his own point of view
Keshō by Hisashi Inoue( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikkatsu noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inheritance by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his deathbed, a wealthy businessman announces that his fortune is to be split equally among his three illegitimate children, whose whereabouts are unknown. A bevy of lawyers and associates begin machinations to procure the money for themselves, resorting to the use of impostors and blackmail. Yet all are outwitted by the cunning of the man's secretary, in this entertaining condemnation of unchecked greed
Kaidan = A Ghost story( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Japanese supernatural tales to chill the soul
Ibun Sarutobi Sasuke = Samurai spy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy networks gather information for the clans supporting and opposing the shogunate
Itsuka dokushosuru hi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Single, middle aged woman Minako works as a milk deliverer and a cashier at a grocery store, and reads books after work. One day she writes a story about her and her then-boyfriend at high school and sends it to a radio show
Take aim at the police van = Sono gososha o nerae( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison truck is attacked and a convict inside is murdered. Daijiro is the penitentiary guard on duty. He is accused of negligence and suspended. Now, he will dole out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Hitoritabi hitori shibai by Misako Watanabe( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Misako Watanabe

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میساکو واتانابه بازیگر ژاپنی

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渡辺美佐子 1932-

渡邊美佐子 女演員

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