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Mihashi, Tatsuya 1923-2004

Overview
Works: 99 works in 298 publications in 8 languages and 4,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Samurai films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tatsuya Mihashi
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

53 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 508 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
Dolls by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three intertwining stories of undying love inspired by traditional Japanese Bunraku puppet theatre
Tengoku to jigoku( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 251 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
What's up, Tiger Lily? by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a spoof of spy films, Allen replaces the dialogue of Japanese spy film "Kokusai himitsu keisatsu, kagi no kagi" with his own, making the plot a scheme to find the recipe for the world's best egg salad
Casshern( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 21st century, Earth is in crisis and the future of mankind is at risk. Hope lies in a geneticist's discovery of a "Neo-Cell" which can rejuvenate the human body, but it is used by an evil corporation to create a race of mutants bent on the annihilation of humanity. A powerful warrior, Casshern, emerges in the battle against this new menace. Only he can save the human race as it fights an ultimate war against its own extinction
Chūshingura( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Japan, the film tells the story of a young lord, Asano, who travels to the capital city of Edo to assume state duties. After refusing to bribe the Grand Master of Ceremonies for teaching him official etiquette, he is goaded into drawing his sword in the Shogun's palace, a capital offense for which he is sentenced to commit harakiri suicide. This leaves the warriors of Ako as rōnin, masterless samurai, with nowhere to go and no lord to serve
Woody Allen's "What's up, Tiger Lily?"( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and German and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a satiric look at James Bond-style international spy dramas seen through the wacky eyes of comic genius, Woody Allen (A Japanese film is rewritten and the dialogue redubbed, with some re-editing, and insertion of new footage). The search for the missing recipe of the world's best egg salad is on for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nishi, a salaryman who marries his boss' lame daughter with the aim of exacting revenge on his father-in-law for his own father's death at the hands of the company. A suit-and-tie film noir, Kurosawa aims directly at the black heart of capitalism and the dark conformism of corporate Japan. Summary from container insert
Chūshingura : the loyal 47 samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Japan, the film tells the story of a young lord, Asano, who travels to the capital city of Edo to assume state duties. After refusing to bribe the Grand Master of Ceremonies for teaching him official etiquette, he is goaded into drawing his sword in the Shogun's palace, a capital offense for which he is sentenced to commit harakiri suicide. This leaves the warriors of Ako as rōnin, masterless samurai, with nowhere to go and no lord to serve
Chushingura = The Loyal 47 samurai by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their lord having been tricked into commiting suicide by a corrupt elder court official, a group of 47 samurai who have been forced to become ronin nurse their anger and outrage, each becoming the personification of the samurai spirit, until the time is right to avenge their dead lord's honor
High and low( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 72 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
Biruma no tategoto = The Burmese harp by Kon Ichikawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in Japanese and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the close of World War II, The Burmese Harp focuses on the obsessions that drive one Japanese soldier to remain in Burma, even as his unit tries desperately to steal into neutral territory. On a mission to convince renegade mountain fighters of Japan's official surrender, the company's harp-playing scout, Private Mizushima, is wounded, then saved by a Buddhist priest. Ichikawa stunningly evokes Mizushima's spiritual conversion as the private, disguised in priest's robes, traverses an endless plain of corpses and begins the insurmountable task of burying Japan's war dead
Biruma no tategoto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1995 in Japanese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment disguising himself as a Buddhist monk. An eloquent meditation on beauty coexisting with death that remains one of Japanese cinema's most overwhelming antiwar statements, both tender and brutal in its grappling with Japan's wartime legacy
The Burmese harp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Japanese regiment surrenders to the British in Burma during World War II, they find comfort in song while a private, thought to be dead, disguises himself as a Buddhist monk and finds enlightenment
Kokoro( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaji, a student, receives a letter from his best friend Nobuchi. The letter is actually a suicide note in which he tells of his love for the woman who is now Kaji's wife and how this situation has caused him to be caught between love and friendship
Frank Sinatra : the golden years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his release from prison, a heroin addict struggles to stay clean; a woman accidentally divorces her husband and marries his best friend while on vacation in Mexico; platoons of American and Japanese soldiers must work together when both are stranded an atoll during WWII; an army veteran and failed writer returns to his Illinois hometown; a happy bachelor finds himself falling for a young woman determined to marry
4 war film favorites : Von Ryan's express, Tora! tora! tora!, the Blue Max and Twelve o'clock high( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Ryan's express (widescreen, 1965, 117 min.): Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding
Chushingura : the loyal 47 Samurai( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-seven samurai, without a lord to lead them, are forbidden to act, under pain of death. For months, as they await word from their fallen master's chamberlain, the enraged ronin experience humiliation and poverty, but continue to embody the true samurai spirit
Biruma no tategoto( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Imperial Japanese Army regiment surrenders to British forces in Burma at the close World War II and finds harmony through song. A private, thought to be dead, stumbles upon spiritual enlightenment disguising himself as a Buddhist monk ... An eloquent meditation on beauty coexisting with death [that] remains one of Japanese cinema's most overwhelming antiwar statements, both tender and brutal in its grappling with Japan's wartime legacy"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Tatsuya Mihashi

Tatsuya Mihashi acteur japonais

Tatsuya Mihashi actor japonés

Tatsuya Mihashi Japanese actor

Tatsuya Mihashi Japans acteur (1923-2004)

Tatsuya Mihashi pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Тацуя Михаси

미하시 타츠야

三橋達也 1923-2004

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