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田中友幸 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 254 works in 588 publications in 4 languages and 12,412 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Monster films  Science fiction films  Samurai films  History  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Scenarist, Editor, Actor, pmn, Author, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 田中友幸
Kagemusha by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructing the splendor of feudal Japan and the pageantry of war, Kurosawa creates a soaring historical epic about a peasant impersonating a nobleman in battle. Kagemusha is presented in its original 180 min. uncut Japanese version, not the shortened "international version" presented by 20th Century Fox
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skilled but slovenly ronin comes to the aid of a group of naive young warriors fighting their corrupt clan leaders and manages to keep them out of trouble and alive in spite of their high ideals
Yōjinbō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune) turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Akira Kurosawa, the acclaimed Japanese director, adopts the American gangster-film style to weave a fascinating tale of corporate greed. The story focuses on a grieving son, (Toshiro Mifune), who seeks revenge for his father's murder as he infiltrates the corrupt construction company that was responsible for his father's death
Akahige = Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the touching relationship that develops between a vain young doctor and a compassionate clinic director
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. Adapting Ed McBain's detective novel King's Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a diabolical treatise on contemporary Japanese society
Godzilla( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing. Its rampaging radioactive beast, the poignant embodiment of an entire populations fears, became a beloved international icon of destruction, spawning more than twenty sequels and spinoffs. Here, we present the original, 1954 Japanese version, along with Godzilla: King of the Monsters!, the 1956 American reworking
Sasameyuki = The Makioka sisters by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après la mort d'un riche marchand, ses quatre filles sont confrontées à divers ennuis familiaux. [SDM]
Jōiuchi : hairȳo tsuma shimatsu = Samurai rebellion by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord's mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler. Reluctantly, father and son take in the woman, and, to the family's surprise, the young couple fall in love. But the lord soon reverses his decision and demands the mistress's return. Against all expectations, Isaburo and his son refuse, risking the destruction of their entire family. Director Masaki Kobayashi's Samurai Rebellion is the gripping story of a peaceful man who finally decides to take a stand against injustice
Yōjinbō( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering Samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Gojira = Godzilla( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godzilla: A prehistoric monster ravages metropolitan Tokyo. Scientists suspect that H-bomb tests awakened it from a two-million year sleep. They try to develop techniques to stop the monster
Tengoku to jigoku( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma
Rodan by Ishirō Honda( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2002 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a small mining village starts to experience strange deaths in the nearby mines, the authorities discover that the caves are besieged by giant caterpillars with an appetite for humans!
Godzilla's revenge( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little boy Ichiro is tired of being beat up by the local bully and imagines what Godzilla's son Minilla would do in the same situation, so he imagines traveling to Monster Island where he's befriended by Minilla in person!
Nihon no ichiban nagai hi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the end of WWII and the destruction faced by the Japanese people. This is the story of August 15, 1945, Japan's longest day, where in a single 24-hour period, the fate of 100 million people would be decided
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
Godzilla vs. Mothra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in Japanese and English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant egg washes ashore in Japan and becomes an instant tourist attraction. The only problem is, it belongs to a giant butterfly-like creature from Monster Island named Mothra - and she wants it back!
Ghidorah, the three-headed monster = San daikaijū, chikyu saidai no kessen( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in Japanese and English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Earth is attacked by a creature from outer space and the combined forces of Godzilla, Mothra, and Rodan are needed to combat it
Mosura tai Gojira = Mothra vs. Godzilla( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant egg washes ashore in Japan and becomes an instant tourist attraction. The only problem is, it belongs to a giant butterfly-like creature from Monster Island named Mothra - and she wants it back!
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah ; Godzilla and Mothra : the battle for Earth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (ca. 103 min.): A time travel device carrying representatives from the 23rd century lands in present-day Tokyo with the message that Godzilla is about to destroy the nation. The time travellers return to the past to stop the birth of Godzilla and are confronted by King Ghidorah, a three-headed reptile with breath of fire
 
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Kagemusha
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Akahige = Red BeardNihon no ichiban nagai hiGodzilla vs. King Ghidorah ; Godzilla and Mothra : the battle for Earth
Alternative Names
Tanaka Tomojuki

Tanaka, Tomoyuki.

Tanaka, Tomoyuki 1910-1997

Tomojuki Tanaka

Tomoyuki, Tanaka

Tomoyuki Tanaka Japanese film producer

Tomoyuki Tanaka japanischer Filmproduzent

Tomoyuki Tanaka Japans filmregisseur (1910-1997)

Tomoyuki Tanaka producteur japonais

Tomoyuki Tanaka productor de cine japonés

Tomoyuki Tanaka produttore cinematografico giapponese

Танака Томоюкі Японський кінопродюсер

Томоюки Танака

טומיוקי טאנקה מפיק קולנוע יפני

تومویوکی تاناکا تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان ژاپنی

다나카 도모유키

タナカ, トモユキ 1910-1997

田中友幸

田中友幸 1910-1997

田中友之 1910-1997

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