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Kikushima, Ryūzō 1914-1989

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Most widely held works about Ryūzō Kikushima
 
Most widely held works by Ryūzō Kikushima
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Kagemusha by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

82 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1860, a wandering samurai-for-hire turns the war between two clans fighting for control of a small town to his own advantage. A satire on greed, violence, paranoia and human weakness. Includes theatrical trailer
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy Japanese shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma
Nora inu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

84 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the touching relationship that develops between a vain young doctor and a compassionate clinic director
Tsubaki Sanjūrō Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

63 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this sly companion piece to Yojimbo, the jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan's evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a 'proper' samurai on its ear"--Container
Last man standing by Walter Hill( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two rival crime families. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances between them, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, he takes the law into his own hands in a deadly race to remain the last man standing
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs( Visual )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at its crossroads
Kakushitoride no san akunin Hidden fortress by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

40 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an exiled princess, a masterful warrior, and two bungling misfits in search of gold
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

39 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage adaptation of Akira Kurosawa's 1957 film Throne of Blood (i.e. Kumonosujo ), which was in turn an adaptation William Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan
Shūbun Sukyandaru by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of a sensitive young artist who is dragged through the mud by a tabloid entertainment magazine after an innocent encounter with a pop singer and decides to sue
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About Japanese post-war corruption and hierarchical abuse in the boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan echoes Shakespeare's Hamlet. The illegitimate son of a low-level functionary pursues the perpetrators of a high-level corporate scandal. Believing that they drove his father to suicide--to protect their schemes--the son seeks vengeance for his father. To gain access to the halls of power, he marries the head of corporation's daughter
Afraid to die Karakkaze yarō( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finishing his prison sentence for killing a mob boss, Asahina reluctantly re-enters society where he tries to stay one step ahead of the mob
Bruce Willis collection the whole nine yards, The last boy scout, Last man standing, 16 blocks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 blocks: Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness
Mikio Naruse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bangiku (1954): Okin is an ex-geisha who has embraced the new post-war economy most successfully and single-mindedly. Former colleagues, Tamae, whose son threatens to become a gigolo, and Tomi, who has a decidedly 'modern' daughter, live together and try to make ends meet
Les salauds dorment en paix by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nishi, futur jeune marié ambitieux, épouse la fille estropiée de son patron. Le frère de la mariée le menace de mort s'il déçoit sa petite soeur. Mais Nishi n'est pas celui que l'on croit, et ses motivations profondes sont toutes autres
Hakuchi Idiot by Pierre Léon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"- Pendant ses vacances, un jeune peintre fait accidentellement la connaissance d'une chanteuse résidant à la même auberge que lui. Un journal à scandales fait circuler une rumeur à leur propos en publiant leur photo. Les jeunes gens attaquent le magazine en justice mais leur avocat accepte un pot-au-vin en échange de l'abandon de l'affaire...... - Un homme marqué par la vie rejoint la ville d'origine de son camarade de guerre. Il s'implique alors dans un triangle amoureux aux conséquences tragiques
La sfida del samurai( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nel XVII secolo un samurai vagabondo arriva in un villaggio insanguinato dalla guerra tra due clan e, con machiavellica strategia, diventa l'ago della bilancia, mettendo gli uni contro gli altri. (My movies)
Barbarossa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dal romanzo omonimo di Shugoro Yamamoto. Giovane medico ambizioso fa il suo tirocinio in un lazzaretto per poveri e incurabili sotto la guida del dottor Akahige, impara a conoscere da vicino il dolore, ne diventa l'erede spirituale. (Mymovies)
El infierno del odio( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un momento crucial de su vida financiera, Gondo, un hombre de negocios, recibe la noticia de que su hijo ha sido secuestrado, y el rescate exigido es una cantidad de dinero similar a la que necesita para cerrar una importante negociación. Gondo está dispuesto a pagar el rescate hasta que comprende que los secuestradores se han equivocado y se han llevado al hijo del chófer. Ahora deberá decidir si el dinero es más importante que la vida del niño
Anatomia di un rapimento( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in Italian and Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uno studente rapisce il figlio di un industriale ma si sbaglia con quello del suo autista. L'uomo accetta comunque di pagare il riscatto, perdendo così i mezzi per realizzare un suo piano finanziario. (Mereghetti)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)
Alternative Names
Kikujima, Ryūzō 1914-1989

Kikushima, Ryuzo.

Kikushima, Ryūzō 1914-1989

Ryuzo, Kikushima

Ryuzo, Kikushima 1914-1989

Ryuzo Kikushima Japanese screenwriter

Ryūzō Kikushima Japans scenarioschrijver (1914-1989)

Рюдзо Кикусима

キクシマ, リュウゾウ 1914-1989

菊島, 隆三 1914-1989

菊島, 隆蔵

菊島隆三

菊島隆三 1914-1989

菊嶋隆蔵 1914-1989

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Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairsKakushitoride no san akunin Hidden fortressKumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)Bruce Willis collection the whole nine yards, The last boy scout, Last man standing, 16 blocks