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菊島隆三 1914-1989

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Most widely held works by 菊島隆三
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

48 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

68 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 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 )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

59 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 871 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
Akahige = Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Début du XIXème siècle : de retour à Edo (ancien nom de Tokyo), sa ville natale après trois ans d'études à Nagasaki, le jeune docteur Noboru Yasumoto est bien décidé à y faire une brillante carrière. Il rêve d'une nomination dans l'hôpital du Shogunat de Edo. Sa connaissance de la médecine occidentale et ses origines le destinent en effet aux plus hautes sphères médicales. Mais sa première affectation l'envoie dans un quartier très pauvre de Tokyo, à la clinique de l'intransigeant Dr Niide dit Barberousse...(Colaco)
Last man standing by Walter Hill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 703 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
Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortress by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grand-scale adventure as only Akira Kurosawa could make one. A general charged with guarding his defeated clan's princess as the two smuggle royal treasure across hostile territory. Accompanying them are a pair of bumbling, conniving peasants who may or may not be their friends. This rip-roaring ride is among the director's most beloved films and was a primary influence on George Lucas's Star Wars. Delivers Kurosawa's trademark deft blend of wry humor, and breathtaking action
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 557 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 in 1960. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at a crossroads: she must either go into business and open her own bar or marry
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

46 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy
Shūbun = Sukyandaru( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On holiday in the snow-covered mountains, young painter Ichiro Aoye (Mifune) has a chance meeting with the popular singer Miyako Saijo (Yamaguchi). After giving her a ride back to the hotel where they are both staying, Ichiro is photographed with Miyako by paparazzi. A magazine creates an exposé of their "secret romance" based around this photograph, and the brooding Ichiro ignites a bitter and dirty libel case in order to restore their honour. "Scandal" is a pointed attack on the rising power of the press and their practices, as Kurosawa saw them, in the newly Americanised postwar Japan of 1950
Norainu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

31 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery set in Tokyo in the late 1940's. A rookie detective loses his gun and is afraid it has fallen into the hands of a killer
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru = Bad sleep well by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 94 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 )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 86 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
Yōjimbō( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune) turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage
Shūbun [sukyandaru] by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ichiro, a young painter, and Miyako, a beautiful young soprano, happen to be staying at the same inn when a photographer for a cheap tabloid takes a picture of them. It later appears in an inflamatory article creating a scandal for the two of them. Ichiro decides to sue the publisher and agrees to hire an impoverished attorney who desperately needs money to care for his sick daughter. The attorney is forced to choose between honor or money when the magazine publisher attempts to bribe him
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 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last boy scout: A private eye teams up with an ex-football player to find the murderer of a topless dancer
Chien enragé by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo. La deuxième guerre mondiale vient de s'achever. Murukami, un jeune policier de la brigade des homicides, se fait subtiliser son arme de service par un pickpocket dans un bus. Paniqué, honteux, il va mettre toute son énergie à essayer de retrouver l'arme, sans succès. Son honneur est bafoué. Sato, un détective expérimenté et plus âgé que lui, va le prendre sous son aile. Ensemble, méthodiquement, ils vont traquer le coupable
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 )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 14 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
Last man standing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last man standing: 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
 
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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

Kikusima, Ryuzo

Ryuzo, Kikushima

Ryuzo, Kikushima 1914-1989

Ryuzo Kikushima Japanese screenwriter

Ryūzō Kikushima Japans scenarioschrijver (1914-1989)

Рюдзо Кикусима

ریوزو کیکوشیما

キクシマ, リュウゾウ

キクシマ, リュウゾウ 1914-1989

菊島, 隆三 1914-1989

菊島, 隆蔵

菊島, 隆蔵 1914-1989

菊島隆三 1914-1989

菊嶋隆蔵 1914-1989

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Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortressOnna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairsKumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle)Norainu = Stray dogBruce Willis collection : the whole nine yards, The last boy scout, Last man standing, 16 blocks