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森雅之 1911-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 711 publications in 7 languages and 8,842 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Samurai films  Gangster films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Costume designer, Author, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 3,454 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
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nishi, a salaryman who marries his boss' lame daughter with the aim of exacting revenge on his father-in-law for his own father's death at the hands of the company. A suit-and-tie film noir, Kurosawa aims directly at the black heart of capitalism and the dark conformism of corporate Japan. Summary from container insert
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in Japanese and English and held by 618 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 563 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 in 1960. 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 )

51 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transposing Dostoevsky's tale of madness and jealousy to post-war Japan, and setting it among raging blizzards and claustrophobic, madly lit interiors, Kurosawa fashions and expressionistic vision of passion - and, by the end, a heartbreaking plea for simplicity and goodness
Ugetsu by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 389 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
Ugetsu monogatari by Songtailang Chuankou( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 189 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
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi : 1945-nen 9-gatsu seisaku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourth film from Akira Kurosawa derives from Noh and Kabuki plays, depicting a famous twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a small group of samurai cross enemy territory disguised as monks and must persuade border guards to let them through
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 146 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"--Container
Sonachine = Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murakawa no es solamente un gángster, sino uno especialmente violento y agresivo. Es todo lo imprudente que uno puede esperarse de un yakuza o incluso más. Pero empieza a estar cansado de su estilo de vida. Varios yakuzas de Tokio son enviados a Okinawa para ayudar a terminar una guerra entre gángsters. El conflicto se intensificará y Murakawa se convertirá en una pieza fundamental
Boiling Point by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genuinely original and often comic slow-burn thriller peopled by eccentrics in which a teenager, Masaki, accidentally breaks the arm of a yakuza in a fight, leaving himself and the gas station where he works open to reprisals. Masaki and two friends fly to Okinawa to buy a gun for protection only to be caught up in a gang war when they tag along with an off-the-wall yakuza played by Takeshi
A scene at the sea by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deaf-mute teenager enters surfing competitions and falls in love with a deaf-mute young woman
Rashōmon by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 122 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
The first films of Akira Kurosawa by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most beautiful: This portrait of female volunteer workers at an optics plant during world War II, shot on location at the Nippon Kogaku factory, was created with a patriotic agenda
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi : 1945-nen 9-gatsu seisaku( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derives from Noh and Kabuki plays depicting a famous twelfth-century incident in which the lord Yoshitsune and a small group of samurai cross enemy territory disguised as monks and must persuade border guards to let them through
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
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beat is a blind wanderer whose humble facade disguises his prodigious skills as a master swordsman, gifted with a lightning fast draw and strokes of breathtaking precision. Arriving in a remote mountain town, he finds its people terrorised by the ruthless Ginzo gang and their might samurai ronin Hattari, who mercilessly dispose of all who get in their way. With his legendary cane sword at his side, Zatoichi's path is destined for many violent confrontations"--Container
Tora no o o fumu otokotachi = The men who step on the tiger's tail by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

in Japanese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous general and his six followers pose as monks in an attempt to escape across the border, though they learn the authorities who have been ordered to capture them are now aware of their disguise
Zatōichi abare-himatsuri( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a town where women are bought and sold, Zatoichi stumbles upon a secret organzation headed by Yamikubo, the Dark Imperial Lord. The 'Boss of Bosses, ' blind like Zatoichi, takes an interest in the masseur, guiding him on the path of destiny and the duty of the sightless. However, a chance encounter with two beautiful women might be the end of Zatoichi, as both a jealous husband and the town Yakuza want his head!"--Container. Number 21 in the series
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rashōmon
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, Masakehiro.

Mori, Masayuki

Mori, Masayuki, 1911-1973

Mori, Mayasuki 1911-1973

Μασαγιούκι Μόρι

Масаюки Мори

ماسایوکی موری بازیگر ژاپنی

モリ, マサユキ, 1911-1973

有島行光

有島行光 1911-1973

森, 雅之 1911-1973

森雅之 1911-1973

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Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairsBoiling PointPrincess Yang Kwei Fei