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Suzuki, Akira 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 47 works in 88 publications in 2 languages and 3,170 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Film noir  Crime films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Romance films 
Roles: Film editor, Author, edm, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Akira Suzuki
Tanpopo = Dandelion by Juzo Itami( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This children's story tells about a lion that is invited to a come-as-you-are party
Tampopo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe"--Container
Osōshiki = The funeral by Juzo Itami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Shunpuden = Story of a prostitute( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volunteering as a "comfort woman" on the Manchurian front, where she is expected to service hundreds of soldiers, Harumi is commandeered by the brutal Lieutenant Narita but falls for the sensitive Mikami, Narita's direct subordinate
Koroshi no rakuin = Branded to kill by Seijun Suzuki( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster story about a hitman who lost his last target, and now another hitman is after him
Koruto wa ore no pasupōto = Colt is my passport( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled hit man is hired by Yakuza to rub out a rival gang's boss, only to be betrayed and targeted by both sides
Ore wa matteru ze = I am waiting( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restaurant manager and ex-boxer get roped into the criminal underworld when the ex-boxer falls hard for a mysterious, young suicidal club hostess who is fleeing her gangster boss
Sono gosōsha o nerae : "13-gō taihisen" yori = Take aim at the police van( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison truck is attacked and a convict inside is murdered. Daijiro is the penitentiary guard on duty. He is accused of negligence and suspended. Now, he will dole out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Aru kyōhaku = Intimidation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zainab is due a visit home and her friend Aisha is accompanying her. Despite her father making reservations for the both of them to fly into Abuja, Zainab is hell bent on driving instead, seeking "adventure." Zainab definitely finds the adventure that she was looking for. At first they get lost and the car breaks down. They manage to get help with the help of a stranger but when sunset hits and the gas runs out they are left no option but to follow an intimidating stranger into the bush. It remains to be seen whether he is to be trusted or not
Kuroi taiyō = Black sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manic, oddball, anti-buddy story about a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo
Nikui anchikushō = I hate but love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrity, dissatisfied with both his professional and personal lives, leaves Tokyo to deliver a much-needed Jeep to a remote village
Ai no kawaki = Thirst for love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tense psychological drama about a young woman who is widowed after marrying into a wealthy family and becomes sexually involved with her father-in-law, while harboring a destructive obsession with the family gardener
Kyōnetsu no kisetsu = Warped ones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and immediately embarks on an angry rampage of untethered anger, most of it directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up"--Container
Yumeji = Yumeji( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensual, absurdist ghost story spun around the character and work of real-life painter and poet Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934), seen as a chronic philanderer and dreamer. He encounters a beautiful widow with a dark past: her husband was murdered and he has come back as a ghost
Yajū no seishun = Youth of the beast( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious drifter pits rival yakuza gangs against each other to avenge the murder of a friend
Kanto mushuku = Kanto wanderer by Qingshun Lingmu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gamblers and card sharps, prostitution, and Yakuza-style vengeance: Yakuza icon Akira Kobayashi is boss Izu's bodyguard Katsuta, who finds himself at the center of a violent power play by the greedy rival boss Yoshida. When Katsuta encounters a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale from his past, he must decide to act upon his own desires or pay his debt of honor to boss Izu."--Container
Take aim at the police van( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prison guard metes out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line
Samurai girls( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muneakiru Yagyu is a gifted student of the samurai way. But until he arrives at his dojo, he never knew how gifted he truly was. Because there, a beautiful girl, Jubei, falls naked from the sky and right into his arms. And when they kiss, he magically transforms her into a powerful master samurai. So, naturally, every beautiful girl at the dojo can't wait to kiss him. And some, like the sexy Gisen, want to do even more
Ranma 1/2 : Ranma 1/2 :( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tatewaki Kuno invites Ranma and company for a jaunt on his yacht, a sudden storm shipwrecks them on a deserted island. As all the young girls in the group begin to disappear, Ranma must enter an anything-goes martial arts contest while wearing a push-up bra and three-inch heels
Seijun Suzuki : the early years( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wind-of-Youth group crosses the mountain pass: A carnivalesque tale of a student who hooksup with a down-at-heels traveling magic troupe
 
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Shunpuden = Story of a prostitute
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Shunpuden = Story of a prostitute
Alternative Names
Akira Suzuki

Akira Suzuki montador xaponés (1928–2014)

Судзуки, Акира

أكيرا سوزوكي

鈴木晄, 1928-2014

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