WorldCat Identities

Funakoshi, Eiji

Overview
Works: 116 works in 194 publications in 3 languages and 1,648 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Monster films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eiji Funakoshi
Nobi by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la fin de la guerre, des survivants japonais, épuisés, tentent de rejoindre leur base
Nobi = Fires on the plain by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

February 1945. Tamura's regiment of Japanese soldiers is fighting in the Philippines. A consumptive, neither his squad commander nor the doctor at the military hospital want him around--food is too scarce. Sent away by both, Tamura wanders the countryside, falling in with different groups of soldiers, observing Filipino peasants lighting large, smoky bonfires in the countryside. Are they signal fires sent out to American soldiers or local guerrillas? Whatever their purpose, Tamura is reassured by the hopeful idea of the peasants continuing the ritual of their simple life, uncorrupted by ravages of war
Yukinojō henge = An actor's revenge by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in Japanese and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yukinojo, a Kabuki actor, seeks revenge by destroying the three men who caused the deaths of his parents. Also involved are the daughter of one of Yukinojo's targets, two master thieves, and a swordsman who himself is out to kill Yukinojo
Gamera : the giant monster( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a plane carrying an atomic bomb crashes over the Arctic Ocean, the explosion unleashes Gamera, a 200-foot-long fire-eating turtle. He is hungry for destruction and not about to be stopped, until he reaches Tokyo, where a small boy forms an odd connection with him, allowing authorities to unleash 'Plan Z'
Afraid to die = Karakkaze yarō( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finishing his prison sentence for killing a mob boss, Asahina reluctantly re-enters society where he tries to stay one step ahead of the mob
Blind beast by Yasuzo Masumura( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A blind sculptor kidnaps an artists' model and imprisons her in his warehouse studio -- a shadowland of perverse monuments to the female form. Here a deranged passion play of sensual and sexual obsession is acted out in a world where sight is replaced by touch."--Container
Manji( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dutiful, unhappy lawyer's wife falls in love with a young, mysterious woman she encounters at an art class. Soon their affair involves her husband and the young woman's impotent lover and together the four slowly descend into web of desire, deceit, blackmail, blood oaths and suicide pacts
Being two isn't easy = Watashi wa nisai( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a young middle-class couple struggles to raise their infant son. Told from the baby's point of view
Kuro no shisōsha / Black test car / original story by Sueyuki Kajiyama ; screenplay by Kazuo Funabashi, Yoshihiro Ishimatsu ; directed by Yasuzo Masumura( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's industrial spy vs. industrial spy when rival car companies roll out their latest test models. Frenzied boardroom meetings ensue while trade secrets are revealed in the backroom and in the bedroom. Careers are made and ruined and souls are bought and sold for the slightest competitive edge"--Container
Gamera : legacy collection 1965-1999( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gamera vs. Zigra: Space aliens arrive on Earth with their giant shark and intend to take over the planet but they must first destroy Gamera
Mystery science theater 3000 XXI : Gamera vs. Guiron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel and his robot friends are trapped on the Satellite of Love by a mad scientist who forces them to watch bad movies. This week's selection is Japanese classic monster movie Gamera vs. Guiron. Gamera comes to the rescue of two young boys abducted by alien women with a taste for growing brains
Mystery science theater 3000 XXI : Gamera vs. Gaos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel and his robot friends are trapped on the Satellite of Love by a mad scientist who forces them to watch bad movies. This week's selection is Japanese classic monster movie Gamera vs. Gaos. Gamera is called upon to defeat Gaos, an enormous bat with deadly spit-lasers. What Gaos is prepared to do with those lasers to survive you'll have to watch and see
Mystery science theater 3000 XXI : Gamera vs. Barugon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel and his robot friends are trapped on the Satellite of Love by a mad scientist who forces them to watch bad movies. This week's selection is Japanese classic monster movie Gamera vs. Barugon. Gamera is back only this time he's playing for our team ... and in color! When a private expedition to retrieve a mysterious opal unwittingly unleashes a monster lizard, Gamera returns to Earth for the ultimate reptilian rumble
Mystery science theater 3000 XXI : Gamera vs. Zigra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel and his robot friends are trapped on the Satellite of Love by a mad scientist who forces them to watch bad movies. This week's selection is Japanese classic monster movie Gamera vs. Zigra. Space aliens arrive on Earth with their giant shark and intend to take over the planet but they must first destroy Gamera
Mystery science theater 3000 XXI : Gamera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel and his robot friends are trapped on the Satellite of Love by a mad scientist who forces them to watch bad movies. This week's selection is Japanese classic monster movie Gamera. When a plane carrying an atomic bomb crashes over the Arctic Ocean, the explosion unleashes Gamera, a 200-foot-long fire-eating turtle. He is hungry for destruction and not about to be stopped, until he reaches Tokyo, where a small boy forms an odd connection with him, allowing authorities to unleash 'Plan Z'
Manji = Passion by Yasuzō Masumura( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of unusual love and lust. A housewife and two men compete for the love of a beautiful woman
Konjiki yasha( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan with no money loses the woman he loves when her parents arrange a marriage for her to a rich playboy. His subsequent devotion to the accumulation of wealth profoundly changes him
Mōjū by Yasuzō Masumura( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A blind sculptor kidnaps an artists' model and imprisons her in his warehouse studio -- a shadowland of perverse monuments to the female form. Here a deranged passion play of sensual and sexual obsession is acted out in a world where sight is replaced by touch."--Container
Hakai( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shimazaki Toson's classic novel about a burakumin who hides his origins and becomes a primary school teacher. Only after a dramatic exchange with an activist leader of the emancipation movement does the man, in tears, reveal the truth in front of his young pupils, begging their forgiveness for having lied
 
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Nobi = Fires on the plain
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Being two isn't easy = Watashi wa nisai
Alternative Names
Eiji Funakoshi

Eiji Funakoshi acteur japonais

Eiji Funakoshi actor de Japon

Eiji Funakoshi Japanese actor

Eiji Funakoshi japanischer Schauspieler

Eiji Funakoshi Japans acteur (1923-2007)

Eiji Funakoshi pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Фунакоси, Эйдзи

ایجی فوناکوشی بازیگر ژاپنی

船橋英二

船越英二

船越英二 俳優

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