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Okada, Eiji 1920-1995

Overview
Works: 119 works in 515 publications in 8 languages and 5,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Samurai films  Experimental films  Martial arts films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eiji Okada
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

201 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a love affair between a French actress and a Japanese architect, the actress recalls a dramatic love affair she had with a German soldier during World War II
Suna no onna = Woman in the dunes by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

87 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director's cut of Teshigahara's best known work. Out in the sand dunes a woman lives alone at the bottom of a pit. Local villagers bring her a man. He can't escape, but gradually they are drawn to each other. An atmospheric, highly charged and remarkably sensual exploration of the human condition. [Publisher's statement]
The ugly American by William J Lederer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marlon Brando stars in this volatile political thriller based on the critically acclaimed best-selling book. A compasionate American ambassador to the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation of Sarkhan, Brando tries to keep the communists in the north from overrunning the weakened democracy in the south"--Container
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 305 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
Ibun Sarutobi Sasuke = Samurai spy( Visual )

2 editions 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
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
The complete Lady Snowblood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Tanin no kao = The face of another by Hiroshi Teshigahara( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 190 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
Marlon Brando 4-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night of the following day: Professional criminals successfully kidnap a young girl from her wealthy family, but their plans become undone as they realize there is no trust between them
Uchū daikaijū Girara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a crew of scientists return from Mars with a sample of the space spores that contaminated their ship, they inadvertently bring about a nightmarish Earth invasion
Lady Snowblood by Shinsuke Satō( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trained in the arts of death by the priest who adopts her, Yuki sets out to find the four villains who destroyed her family"--Container
Meifu madō by Kenji Misumi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami meets five challengers on the road, and after defeating each one he receives part of his required fee. He also learns the story of a daimyo without a male heir who has registered his daughter as a son and raised her as a boy. Hired by the daimyo to eliminate a rogue lama with evil intentions on the throne, Ogami carries out his part of the bargain, then sets off for the daimyo's castle to set things right
Zatoichi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 64 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
Harukana jidai no kaidan o = The stairway to the distant past( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broke, his vintage Nash convertible repossessed, private eye Mike Hama is reduced to combing the mean streets of the Yokohama waterfront on a borrowed bicycle. But when Lily, a beautiful stripper from out of Hama's past, returns to town, the fuse is lit on a criminal powder keg set to blow the lid off the Yokohama underworld. Hama's search for his long lost parents soon has him up to his neck in a simmering conspiracy pitting corrupt politicians, local Yakuza gangsters and the Taiwanese mafia against the mysterious 'Man in White.' Forced to admit the truth of his past to both himself and his plucky kid sister, Hama now must discover whether private eyes are born or made--if he can just keep from getting killed first
Traffic jam by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Japanese and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the ordinary Japanese family who are caught in a heavy traffic jam and encounter various events on the way from Tokyo to their hometown on the New Year's Holiday season
Shin Zatōichi monogtari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The flip of a coin leads the blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi to his hometown, a place he has not visited in over two decades. Despite his extended hiatus, he finds that several people remember him from his hellcat youth, including a 'sister' that he never knew he had and the village's local government Superintendant. But things never stay quiet for the masseur for very long. An old face from Ichi's childhood, Shinbei, has hatched a nefarious plot to rob the town of thier valuable community quarry. The masseur is caught in the unenviable position of mediating the conflict between his former pal and the home of his youth, with neither side willing to budge. Can Ichi, the champion of the weak and oppressed, do the right thing, even if it pits him against his childhood chum?"--Container. The 25th movie in the series
The complete Lady Snowblood : Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood: love song of vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition
Amsal = Assassination by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterless samurai suddenly ceases to back the feudal regime of which he is member and switches to the side of imperial forces
Kanojo to kare = She and he( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman becomes discontent with the empty life she and her husband are leading. She attempts to reach out to the outside world and express her inner feelings with unexpected consequences
Mother = [Okāsan] by John Knoop( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuhara's struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love
Alternative Names
Eiji Okada acteur japonais

Eiji Okada actor japonés

Eiji Okada attore giapponese

Eiji Okada Japanese actor

Eiji Okada japanischer Schauspieler

Eiji Okada Japans acteur

Okada, Eiji 1920-

Эйдзи Окада

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אייג'י אוקאדה

אייג'י אוקאדה שחקן יפני

ايجي اوكادا

ايجي اوكادا ممثل ياباني

ایجی اوکادا بازیگر ژاپنی

おかだえいじ 1920-1995

岡田英次

岡田英次 1920-1995

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The ugly AmericanMarlon Brando 4-movie collectionLady Snowblood