WorldCat Identities

Okuyama, Kazuyoshi

Overview
Works: 49 works in 108 publications in 3 languages and 664 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Samurai films  Fiction  Martial arts films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Scenarist, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kazuyoshi Okuyama
Unagi by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yamashita's quiet country life has fatally changed when he found out his wife's affair and killed her instantly. On parole after eight years in prison, he returned to his sleepy hometown to open a small barbar shop. An eel was the only one he could trust and feel comfortable with, until he accidentally helped the life of a strange young woman, Keiko, who was attempting suicide. An odd love story of a reformed wife-killer and a troubled runaway, with a lot of twists
Sonachine = Sonatine by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yakuza chief Murakawa is sent to Okinawa to settle a dispute between two factions. Several of his men die in suspicious circumstances so Murakawa and the rest of the gang retreat to a remote beach house to await further orders. Soon he realises that he has been set up and Murakawa sets out to find his powerful yakuza bosses for a final showdown
Violent Cop by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results. While investigating a series of drug-related homicides, Azuma discovers that his friend and colleague, Iwaki is supplying drugs from within the police force. After Iwaki is murdered and Azuma's sister is kidnapped, he breaks all the rules to dish out his particular form of justice
Rampo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery author is drawn into a strange and surreal world where his fictional story begins to merge with the world of reality
The mystery of Rampo by Kazuyoshi Okuyama( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuspecting author is drawn into a surreal and sensual world where his fictional creations come to life
Hachikō monogatari( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Japanese and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a faithful dog
The blind swordsman : Zatoichi by Tailang Shengxin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zotoichi: Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code determined to help the desperate residents of a village
Saraba itoshiki hito yo = The heartbreak yakuza( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shuji, an assassin for the Daito mob, longs for a return to his childhood; a survivor from a rival gang plots his revenge; meanwhile, Shuji reconnects with his childhood sweetheart
Raffles Hotel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Actress Moeko comes to Singapore to look for Kariya, the man she loves. She checks in at Raffles Hotel and finds out that he lives in a big house with his wife and children"--Container
Black Jack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Jack is an underground master surgeon who possesses impeccable skills, enabling him to perform operations impossible for most. He is a man alone and full of mystery, appearing in operating rooms to fulfill his tasks, while charging millions for his secret operations
Boiling Point by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop is given a week to find his partner's killer, and the killer is given a week to repay his debt to a gangster
Gonin by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinco hombres que tienen cuentas pendientes con la yakuza, acuerdan un plan para robar más de cien millones de yens a la familia japonesa. El problema es que la jugada les sale mal, y el fjefe de los yakuza contrata a un implacable asesino a sueldo que buscará a los responsables, uno detrás de otro
226 by Kazuo Kasahara( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the first coups d'état in the Japanese history that a group of young army officers called Kōdōha and their 1,500 soldiers occupied the Office of the Prime Minister, Asahi Newspaper Building, and private residences of the cabinet ministers on the snowy day of Feb. 26, 1936
Kagerō( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Female gambling expert Orin Jojima plans to take back her brother's restuarent at a large gambling party
Tsugumi = Tugumi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsugumi, an unhealthy young girl has unsociable and eccentric behaviors. The film portrays the relationships among Tsugumi, her girlfriend Maria, and her sister Yōko
Black Jack : Infection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Jack is an underground master surgeon who possesses impeccable skills, enabling him to perform operations impossible for most. He is a man alone and full of mystery, appearing in operating rooms to fulfill his tasks, while charging millions for his secret operations
Gonin by Takashi Ishii( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando una pareja llega a su casa, Toyama y su mujer, Yoko, se encuentran que ha sido invadida por Gosekai, un teniente del jefe yakuza Aihara, y sus hombres. Toyama sólo puede mirar como los yakuza violan a su mujer, sin que pueda hacer nada al respecto. Incapaz de vivir con ello, Yoko se acaba ahorcando. Toyama se hace una espada y va en busca de Aihara y sus hombres, pero no sabe muy bien por donde empezar
Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Untertitel dieser Folge der Reihe "Kino - Unsere Zeit" besteht aus vier chinesischen Zeichen: shin, shutsu, ki, botsu. Das bedeutet sinngemäß "jemand, der bei den Göttern und den Teufeln Verwirrung stiftet" oder "wenn einer erscheint, verschwindet der andere". Limosin fand mit "L'imprevisible" ("Der Unvorhersehbare") eine prosaischere, aber sehr passende Übersetzung, denn dem japanischen Regisseur gelingt es immer wieder, Gewalt und Leid, Lachen und Kindheit in den unerwartetsten Formen koexistieren zu lassen. Limosin organisierte auch die Begegnung zwischen Takeshi Kitano und Shiguehiko Hasumi, der Philosoph, Essayist, Präsident der Universität Tokio und Autor ist. Im Verlauf des mehrere Tage dauernden Gesprächs der beiden Männer wird das Unvorhersehbare greifbarer
Sonachine = Sonatine( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned mobster goes to the island of Okinawa on a "peacekeeping" mission, even though he suspects his boss is secretly trying to eliminate him. Determined not to go down without a fight, he and his gang know exactly what they have to do
Rafduts Hotel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Moeko comes to Singapore to look for Kariya, the man she loves. She checks in at Raffles Hotel and finds out that he lives in a big house with his wife and children. In the darkness, Moeko suddenly stands in front of Kariya with a camera in her hands. The shutter's sound resounds through the room. When it fades away, Moeko has vanished
 
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Alternative Names
Kazuyoshi Okuyama

Kazuyoshi Okuyama Japans filmproducent

Кадзуёси Окуяма

奧山和由

奥山和由 日本の実業家、映画プロデューサー

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