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京マチ子 1924-

Overview
Works: 177 works in 692 publications in 8 languages and 9,208 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Historical films  Silent films  War films  Experimental films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about 京マチ子
 
Most widely held works by 京マチ子
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

139 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is murdered, his wife is raped by a bandit. Kurosawa uses a stunning flashback technique to tell four different versions of what occurred
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 642 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
Ukigusa monogatari = A story of floating weeds( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent film: A Story of Floating Weeds in color and sound with the cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Rashomon, Ugetsu). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his elegantly simple plot wherein an aging actor returns to a small town with his troupe and reunities with his former lover and illegitimate son, a scenario that enrages his current mistress and results in heartbreak for all. A Story of Floating Weeds reveals Ozu in the midst of developing his mode of expression; Floating weeds reveals his distinct style at its pinnacle. In each, the director captures the joy and sadness in everyday life
The Teahouse of the August moon by John Patrick( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okinawa 1946, occupied by American troops whose assignment is to bring democracy to the inhabitants. The captain in charge, Captain Fisby (Glenn Ford), is a well-meaning but inept loser, and faces a wily Okinawan interpreter, Sakini (Marlon Brando), and a determined geisha girl, Lotus Blossom (Machiko Kyo), along with villagers who know how to take advantage of foreign occupation!
Ukigusa by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

51 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the story of an aging actor who returns with his troupe to a small provincial town, the home of his former mistress and son, who believes the actor is his uncle. His son has believed all these years that he is his uncle rather than his father. The actor's present mistress spins an elaborate web of deceit intended to prevent the family reuniting
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

68 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two peasants in war-torn 16th century Japan abandon their families to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. In attaining his goal, each man destroys his own life
Akasen chitai = Street of shame by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 418 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
Jigokumon by Zhenzhizhu Yili( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of epic violent intrigue in twelfth-century Japan, an imperial warrior falls for a lady-in-waiting; even after he discovers she is married, he goes to extreme lengths to win her love
Gate of hell by Teinosuke Kinugasa( Visual )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a noble woman disguised as an empress rejects a soldier's advances she chooses suicide rather than face dishonor"--Video source book
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman in the dunes: An amateur entomologist leaves Tokyo to study an unclassified species of beetle that resides in a remote, vast desert. When he misses his bus back to civilization, he is persuaded to spend the night in the home of a young widow who lives in a hut at the bottom of a sand dune
Tanin no kao = The face of another by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okuyama, after being burned and disfigured in an industrial accident and estranged from his family and friends, agrees to his psychiatrist's radical experiment: a face transplant, created from the mold of a stranger. As Okuyama is thus further alienated from the world around him, he finds himself giving in to his darker temptations
Ugetsu monogatari by Songtailang Chuankou( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 190 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
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife, which director Akira Kurosawa presents with striking imagery and an ingenious use of flashbacks. This eloquent masterwork and international sensation revolutionized film language and introduced Japanese cinema, and a commanding new star by the name of Toshiro Mifune, to the Western world
Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 143 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
[Kagi] = Odd obsession by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blend of comic satire and drama, Kagi, follows an elderly man's attempts to satisfy his younger wife and himself
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 101 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
Marlon Brando by Marlon Brando( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A streetcar named Desire: Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her
L'impératrice Yang Kwei Fei = Yokihi by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yang Kwei Fei: Set in 8th century China, 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
The Marlon Brando collection : Mutiny on the Bounty ; Julius Caesar ; Reflections in a golden eye ; Teahouse of the August Moon ; The formula( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teahouse of the August Moon portrays the comedic struggle of the American miltary charged with democratizing an Okinawan village while the villagers resist with a plan of their own
Yokihi L'impératrice Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Empereur Huan Tsung se souvient ... Inconsolable après la mort de sa première épouse, il finit par remarquer Yang, une jeune fille qui lui avait présentée le Général Lu-Shan. Il en tomba amoureux et en fit l'Impératrice Yang Kwei Fei. Parvenue au pouvoir, la famille de Yang en abuse, ne visant qu'à s'enrichir. Bientôt, ces excès provoquent la colère du peuple
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rashōmon
Alternative Names
Kyo, Machiko

Kyô, Machiko 1924-

Machiko Kyō actrice japonaise

Machiko Kyō attrice giapponese

Machiko Kyō Japanese actor

Machiko Kyō Japanese actress

Machiko Kyō japanische Filmschauspielerin

Machiko Kyō Japans acteur

Machiko Kyō Japans actrice

Machiko Kyō japansk skådespelare

Machiko Kyō japońska aktorka

Motoko, Yano 1924-

Ματσίκο Κίο

Кьо Мачіко Японська акторка

Матико Кё

Мачико Кьо

Мачико Кјо

ماچیکو کیو بازیگر ژاپنی

মাচিকো কিও

교 마치코

京, マチ子 1924-...

京マチコ 1924-

京マチ子 1924-

京町子

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The Teahouse of the August moonUkigusaGate of hell[Kagi] = Odd obsessionPrincess Yang Kwei FeiThe Marlon Brando collection : Mutiny on the Bounty ; Julius Caesar ; Reflections in a golden eye ; Teahouse of the August Moon ; The formula