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近代映画協会

Overview
Works: 63 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 1,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Ghost films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Samurai films  Biography  History  War films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about 近代映画協会
 
Most widely held works by 近代映画協会
Onibaba = Demon woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole
Yabu no naka no kuroneko( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Japan, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero, to quell what is evidently a ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women, in an eery, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight
The naked island = Hadaka no shima( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international breakthrough for one of Japan's most innovative filmmakers, who went on to make such other marvelous movies as Onibaba and Kuroneko. It follows a family whose home is on a tiny, remote island off the coast of Japan. They must row a great distance to another shore, collect water from a well in buckets, and row back to their island, a nearly backbreaking task essential for the survival of these people and their land
Yabu no naka no kuroneko = Kuroneko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Japan, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero, to quell what is evidently a ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women, in an eery, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight
Genbaku no ko( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film focuses squarely on the devastation of Hiroshima city by the A-bomb, depicting the people dealing with the aftermath, including a dying girl praying for the humanity's peace and a shoeshine boy working hard for his poor surviving family members. The screenplay was based on the life stories of reallife children who were A-bomb victims
Gogo no yuigonjō( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly, widowed actress still active in theatre goes to her mountain cottage, which is looked after by an old servant. While there, she is visited by an old theatre friend, suffering confused memory. Another old friend drops by to say goodbye before committing suicide with her husband. With these aging women in their 70s or 80s as the main characters, the film questions the meaning of being old in 1990s Japan
Aru eiga kantoku no shōgai : shikaban( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary film chronicles the life of one of the most well-known Japanese movie directors Mizoguchi Kenji, using interviews with actors, actresses, cinematographer, producers, script writers and so on. Shindo Kaneto, another well-known Japanese movie director interviews 39 people who share their vidid memories about Mizoguchi
Hadaka no shima = The island by Kaneto Shindō( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in Japanese and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful Japanese film about a family struggling for existence on a remote and barren island. No dialogue, story told through the actions of the principal actors
Chikuzan hitoritabi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic portrayal of the life of Takahashi Chikuzan, introduced by the musician at beginning
Onibaba by Kaneto Shindō( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war-ravaged medieval Japan, a peasant woman and her daughter eke out an existence by murdering soldiers. A crafty warrior seduces the girl and manages to save his life until her mother takes revenge
Ichimai no hagaki( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the World War II, the Japanese Navy recruits 100 new, but unfit soldiers of which only six end up surviving. After the war, one surviving soldier visits the wife of one of the perished
Bokutō kidan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on famous Japanese novels "Bokutō kidan" and "Danchōtei nichijō", this film is a touching story of love and desire between a middle-aged writer and a youthful, vibrant prostitute from the red-light district. Bokutō kidan takes a melodramatic turn toward the end when the breakout of World War II threatens the future of the relationship
Ningen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four crew members on Kaijinmaru are lost in the middle of an ocean after a storm. Gradually they are running out of water and food prepared for their original 2-day trip. Each of them fights for his or her own life by trying to outsmart others in extreme situations
Ikitai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yasukichi is over 70 and is going slowly senile. He lives with his daughter with bipolar disorder while other children left him. After passing out on the street and being hospitalized, he reads old folklore of granny dumping and starts thinking about his move to a nursing home
Hadaka no shima( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole inhabitants of a small island off the coast of Japan are a farmer, his wife, and their two small sons. The simple, but arduous routine of their daily lives is a constant struffle for survival, of never-ending trips to the mainland for precious buckets of water which must be lugged up the rocky, steep slope of the island and then doled out in cupfuls to the meager crops
Yabu no naka no kuroneko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a time of civil war in the 16th century, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by marauding samurai. They return to the world as revenging spirits, transforming at will into the shape of cats
Akutō( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kō no Moronao, Shogun's powerful Deputy in 14th century Japan, hears a rumor how beautiful Lady Kaoyo is and falls for her. In order to steal her away from her husband Enya Hangan, Moronao orders him into combat and causes tragic consequences
Sakuratai chiru( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the World War II, Maruyama Sadao and his fellow Shingeki actors form the Sakura-tai troupe after the Shin Tsukiji Gekidan company is disbanded by the government. They base in Hiroshima and go on performance tour. On August 6, 1945, an atomic bomb is dropped in Hiroshima. Among nine members, five of them are killed instantly, and the other four die from radiation exposure within three weeks. This film combines interviews with the actors and historical reenactment of his stage works
Waga michi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A seasonal worker from Aomori collapses and dies by the roadside in Tokyo in 1966. Due to sloppy bureaucratic work, he becomes John Doe and is forwarded to a hospital as an autopsy sample. His wife finds out about it and brings the authorities concerned to trial to uncover the truth
Burakku bōdo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One morning, a dead body of a junior high school student is found at the riverside. It turns out he was killed by his classmates because they had been bullied and treated like a slave by him
 
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Kindai Eiga Kyokai

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