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森雅之 1911-

Works: 122 works in 698 publications in 7 languages and 8,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Martial arts films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author, Inventor, Costume designer, Artist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about 森雅之
Most widely held works by 森雅之
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

122 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,457 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 )

80 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,021 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
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at a crossroads; she must either go into business and open her own bar, or marry
Hakuchi Idiot by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Dostoyevsky's fable of a holy fool, this story which takes place in Hokkaido in the winter is about a man who returns home after a stay in an asylum. He is being drawn toward Christianity; his antagonist is an anarchist
Princess Yang Kwei Fei by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 170 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
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by John Nathan( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi, a blind, nomadic samurai whose sword has made him a hero and whose courage has made him a legend! Determined to help the desperate residents of a village, Zatoichi seeks justice through revenge!
Hana-bi Fireworks by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption. Combines cool violence and powerful emotions
The first films of Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sahshiro Sugata, part two: This sequel is a hugely entertaining adventure, reuniting most of the major players from the original and featuring a two-part narrative in which Sanshiro first fights a pair of Americans and then finds himself the target of a revenge mission undertaken by the brothers of the original film's villain
A scene at the sea by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Ukigumo by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amour fou in Tokyo. Adapted from Fumiko Hayashi's best-selling novel, Naruse's masterpiece contrasts two characters: a strong woman who relentlessly pursues her desire while hoping her lover and society will understand what she has to do to survive, and her lover who craves a conventionally validated social identity."--Container
Hakuchi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous story of the too honest and good-hearted prince, the perverse beauty and the gloomy merchant's son takes place in Hokkaido instead of Petersburg. The beauty toys with the affections of both men, while the prince is also attracted to an upstanding general's daughter...After his international breakthrough and success with Rashomon, Kurosawa updated Dostoyevsky's novel with this minor classic. Following closely the plot of his favorite literary work but in a slavish manner, the Japanese master managed to capture the original's greatness filtered through his own sensibility
Takeshi Kitano l'imprévisible by Jean-Pierre Limosin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store chasier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, Kitano seems to begin hallucinating about becoming Beat"--IMDB
Dolls by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tres historias contemporáneas inspiradas en las muñecas del teatro Bunraku. Tres historias, interrelacionadas por la tristeza. Tres historias de amor inmortal
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Alternative Names
Arishima, Yukimitsu

Arishima, Yukimitsu 1911-1973

Masayuki, Mori

Masayuki Mori acteur japonais

Masayuki Mori Actor

Masayuki Mori attore giapponese

Masayuki Mori Japans acteur (1911-1973)

Mori, Masayuki

Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973

Mori, Mayasuki 1911-1973

Μασαγιούκι Μόρι

Масаюки Мори

モリ, マサユキ, 1911-1973


有島行光 1911-1973

森, 雅之 1911-1973

森雅之 1911-1973

Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairsPrincess Yang Kwei Fei