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吉川満子

Overview
Works: 47 works in 91 publications in 3 languages and 985 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Swashbuckler films  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 吉川満子
Umarete wa mita keredo : otona no miru ehon = I was born, but( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the financial and psychological toils of a family, as two young boys come to understand their father's low status in society
Hitori musuko = Only son by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good-natured mother gives up everything to ensure her son's education and future
Kimi to wakarete = Apart from you( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apart From You (1933, 60 min.): An aging geisha is resented by her humiliated teenage son. Every-night Dreams (1933, 65 min.): A dockside bar hostess must contend with the return of her long-gone layabout husband
Silent Naruse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street without end. Mikio Naruse's final silent film is a gloriously rich portrait of a waitress, Sugiko, whose life, despite a host of male admirers and even some intrigued movie talent scouts, ends up taking a suffocatingly domestic turn after a wealthy businessman accidentally hits her with his car
Ikiteiru Magoroku( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under pressure form neighbors, a wealthy family must decide if they want to cultivate soil that hasn't been tilled for centuries in order to aid the war effort during World War II
Silent Ozu. I was born, but-- : three family comedies by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

12 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two brothers, the daily grind of bullies and mean teachers is nothing compared to the mortification they feel when they come to understand their good-natured father's low-rung social status. A blithe portrait of the financial and psychological toils of one family, from the standpoint of a couple of stubborn little boys
I was born, but( Visual )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young father's promotion brings his family to his boss's neighborhood in the suburbs. But it is less rewarding to his sons who are bullied by neighborhood ruffians and feel humiliated by their father's public submission to his boss
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 61 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
Record of a tenement gentleman by Yasujirô Ozu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Japan, a man brings a lost boy to his tenement. No one wants to take the child for even one night; finally, a sour widow, Tané, does. The next day, complaining, she takes the boy to his neighborhood and finds his father has gone to Tokyo; it seems the boy has been abandoned. Tané wants to leave him there, but he follows her home. The next morning he disappears fearing a scolding after wetting the bed. Tané realizes she likes having him there, searches for him, and keeps him when he's found that night. Within days, she considers him her son
Zatoichi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 16 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
Nagaya shinshiroku( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war Japan, a fortune teller has found an abandoned boy in the streets and bring him back to his tenement, but nobody wants to take care of the child for even one night. He thinks that the widowed Otane would be the best person to take care of this homeless boy. However, Otane is reluctant to take care of hi, . Finally, the boy manages to crack open her hard shells. When the boy runs away in fear of punishment for wetting his bed, she goes on a frantic search
Toda-ke no kyodai = The brothers and sisters of the Toda family = Hutian jia xiong mei( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Toda, a prominent Tokyo businessman, dies and leaves behind his wife and an unmarried daughter who are regarded as excess baggage by the eldest son and daughter who already have families of their own. The elderly mother and daughter live with the son and daughter's families for a while but are eventually told to leave and wind up living in a dilapidated cottage. On the anniversary of the father's death, the second son returns to Tokyo from Manchuria and is horrified at the treatment his mother and sister have received. He vows to take them both back to Manchuria with him, but
Zatoichi : the blind swordsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kodomo no shiki = Children( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobuko: A teacher working within the constraints of a conservative school soon starts to change the institution with her liberal thinking and teaching methods
Haha o kawazuya( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers lose their father suddenly. Several years later, the elder brother accidentally discovers that his mother is not his biologial mother. The film explores sensitive issues and feelings between mother and child
Gosses de Tokyo by Yasujirô Ozu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux enfants, choqués par la servilité de leur père vis-à-vis de son patron, désirent comprendre ce comportement. Devant l'incapacité du père à répondre de manière satisfaisante, les deux enfants entament une grève de la faim en signe de protestation
I was born, but-- : three family comedies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two brothers, the daily grind of bullies and mean teachers is nothing compared to the mortification they feel when they come to understand their good-natured father's low-rung social status. A blithe portrait of the financial and psychological toils of one family, from the standpoint of a couple of stubborn little boys
I was born, but--( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A portrait of the financial and psychological toils of a family, as two young boys come to understand their father's low status in society."
Umarete wa mita keredo : otona no miru ehon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young father's promotion brings his family to his boss's neighborhood in the suburbs. But it is less rewarding to his sons who are bullied by neighborhood ruffians including the boss's son and feel humiliated by their father's public submission to his boss
Jinsei no onimotsu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domestic drama about a couple with three daughters and a son
 
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