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Okada, Eiji 1920-1995

Overview
Works: 99 works in 350 publications in 8 languages and 5,059 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Martial arts films  Fiction  Samurai films  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Eiji Okada Publications about Eiji Okada
Publications by  Eiji Okada Publications by Eiji Okada
posthumous Publications by Eiji Okada, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Eiji Okada
Hiroshima mon amour by Alain Resnais ( Visual )
141 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,963 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. The theme broadly concerns the need to remember the past, i.e. Hiroshima, yet live in the present
Suna no onna Woman in the dunes by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young entomologist, trapped in a sandpit with an attractive widow, finds he is a prisoner
The ugly American ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and German and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American ambassador to a Southeast Asian nation tries to keep the Communists in the north from overrunning the south, but from the moment of his arrival, he is met with suspicion and hate
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pitfall: When a miner leaves his employer and treks out with his young son to become a migrant worker, he finds himself moving from one eerie landscape to another, intermittently followed (and photographed) by an enigmatic man in a clean, white suit, and eventually coming face-to-face with his inescapable destiny
Ibun sarutobi sasuke Samurai spy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Spy networks gather information for the clans supporting and opposing the shogunate."--Www.kitparker.com
Woman in the dunes Suna no onna ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in Japanese and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An entomologist is tricked by villagers into spending the night in a shack in a sandpit with a widow whose task is endlessly to haul away sand. He finds he cannot escape and gradually develops an intense, erotic bond with his companion and resigns himself to a lifetime of hypnotic routine
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 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
Tanin no kao The face of another ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 182 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 123 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 99 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
Shurayukihime Lady Snowblood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 93 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
Traffic jam by Mitsuo Kurotsuchi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Japanese and English and held by 80 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
Meifu madō ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 68 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
Shin Zatōichi monogtari ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 58 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
Harukana jidai no kaidan o The stairway to the distant past ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 55 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
Woman in the dunes by Hiroshi Teshigahara ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An entomologist is tricked by villagers into spending the night in a shack in a sandpit with a widow whose task is endlessly to haul away sand. He finds he cannot escape and gradually develops an intense, erotic bond with his companion and resigns himself to a lifetime of hypnotic routine
Mother [Okāsan] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mother is a portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuharas' struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era."--container
Kanojo to kare She and he ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 26 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
The Blind Swordsman Zatoichi ; Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 24 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
Zatoichi the blind swordsman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This set contains seven adventures from the swordsman who comes fully armed with his trusty cane-sword, and a variety of cunning disguises
 
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Alternative Names
Okada, Eiji, 1920-
おかだえいじ, 1920-1995
岡田英次, 1920-1995
Languages
French (107)
Japanese (57)
English (29)
German (8)
Spanish (7)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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