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遠藤浩二 1964-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 216 publications in 6 languages and 2,040 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Samurai films  Historical films  Film remakes  History  Fantasy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 遠藤浩二
Jūsannin no shikaku = 13 assassins by Eiichi Kudō( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Ōdishon = Audition by Takashi Miike( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition for a phony film, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all and the widower becomes drawn into her sadistic and vengeful world
Audition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audition is a deeply disturbing meditation on the war between the sexes masquerading as a horror film. Aoyama is a lonely Japanese film producer and widower who lives with his teenage son. One evening his son tells him he's starting to look old, and that he should remarry. With the help of pal Yoshikawa he stages a film audition, ostensibly to cast a new film, but really to find a new wife. Smitten by willowy Asami--whose résumé tells of a terrible injury that destroyed her ballet career--Aoyama falls in love and quickly proposes. Love may be blind, but Aoyama is about to discover how dangerous blindness can be. Aoyama failed to see that during their initial meeting, Asami was auditioning him, too. Unfortunately, he failed the tryout
Gokudō daisensō = Yakuza apocalypse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, a legendary boss who is rumored to be invincible is in truth a vampire. After an assassination attempt, the boss bites a loyal underling, passing on his vampire powers
Katakurike no kof̄uku = Happiness of the Katakuris by Takashi Miike( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Japanese and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about a modern dysfunctional family and their shared dream of opening an inn in the country
Yōkai dai sensō = The great yokai war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy with a troubled home life becomes "chosen," and he stumbles into the middle of a great spirit war, where he meets a group of friendly spirits who become his companions through his journey. Now he must fight to protect his friends and free the world of the spirits from oppression
Kuime = Over your dead body( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor stars in a stage version of a ghost story with his new lover. However, as they delve deeper into their respective performances, the line between fantasy and reality becomes obscured until the murderous, vengeful themes of the play bleed into their own relationship. Originates from the 1825 kabuki play Tōkaidō Yotsuya kaidan
Gozu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minami, a young yakuza, respects senior Ozaki who is his Aniki (literally "older brother" in Japanese) that saved his life in the past. However, their boss asks Minami to kill Ozaki because Ozaki seems to be losing his mind lately. Minami, troubled over whom to be loyal to, takes Ozaki to the yakuza hangout in Nagoya but tragedy strikes on the way there. Minami gets thrown in to a world where he experiences things that have never happened to him before
Sabu!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Framed for a crime he didn't commit, Eiji is subjected to the harsh realities of the Ishikawa Island prison camp. Sabu, Eiji's friend, must discover who is responsible for causing Eiji's incarceration, before prison life consumes him completely
City of lost souls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario and his girlfriend, Kei, are trying to leave Japan but a Chinese mob boss who doesn't want her to go tries to stop them. About to leave Tokyo together, Mario must return to rescue the foster daughter of his former girlfriend who is held by another mafia member
Izo( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okada Izō is a samurai warrior from a low-class family. His talent as a swordsman is discovered by a powerful samurai warlord, who recruits Izo as a soldier. Under his guidance, Izō murders many people. Izo is later crucified for his actions, and becomes the incarnation of a deep-seated grudge when his soul cannot enter Heaven or Hell. His restless soul travels beyond time and space, filled with deception, despair, and an insatiable murderous anger unleashed upon those who come between him and divine punishment
Gozu by Takashi Miike( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Japanese and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minami, a young yakuza, respects senior Ozaki who is his Aniki (literally "older brother" in Japanese) that saved his life in the past. However, their boss asks Minami to kill Ozaki because Ozaki seems to be losing his mind lately. Minami, troubled over whom to be loyal to, takes Ozaki to the yakuza hangout in Nagoya but tragedy strikes on the way there. Minami gets thrown in to a world where he experiences things that have never happened to him before
Mugen no jûnin = Blade of the immortal( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Japanese and German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To work off his curse of immortality, the samurai Manji embarks on his quest to fight evil by avenging the killing of young Rin's parents by a group of master swordsmen
Chakushin ari( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of teens starts receiving a one missed call display on their cell phone screens, they hear terrifying voice messages documenting their very own anguished death throes with the exact time and date of their imminent murders!
Shin Jingi no hakaba( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the life and death of Rikio Ishikawa, one of the most notorious and violent yakuza in the history of organized crime in Japan
Sukiyaki western django by Takashi Miike( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two clans battle for a legendary treasure hidden in a desolate mountain town. One day, a lone gunman with incredible shooting skills drifts into town. The two clans try to woo the lone gunman to their side but he has ulterior motives"--Container
Visitor Q by Takashi Miike( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Visitor Q presents a harrowing, absurdist take on the reality TV phenomenon, depicting the chilling disintegration of a dysfunctional family"--Container
Tomie: replay by Tomijiro Mitsuishi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl looking through her father's notes finds something written about the last experiment he worked on before he went insane. Everything in his notebook looks ordinary until near the last page, at which point his handwriting deteriorates and the name "Tomie" is mentioned several times. From that point forward his notes are written in what looks like blood. At the same time, another young girl escapes from a hospital
13 assassins by Takashi Miike( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A l'époque des shoguns, le puissant seigneur Naritsugu menace la paix du Japon en provoquant des guerres incessantes. Déterminé à stopper sa folie meurtrière, un groupe de samouraïs renégats prépare en secret sa chute. Inférieurs en nombre, les 13 guerriers vont devoir affronter la redoutable armée de Naritsugu lors d'une ultime bataille
Sukiyaki western django Sukiyaki western django( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Endo, Kohji 1964-

Endō Kōji 1964-

Endo, Kouji 1964-

Endo, Kozy 1964- Jr

Endo, Kozy, Jr. 1964-

Endoh, Koji 1964-

Kōji, Endō

Kōji Endō compositeur et musicien japonais

Kōji Endō compositore giapponese

Kōji Endō japanese composer

Kōji Endō japanischer Komponist

Kōji Endō Japans componist

Эндо Кодзи

كوجي إندو

遠藤浩二

遠藤浩二 1964-

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