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菊島隆三 1914-1989

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Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

46 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meticulous recreation of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the events leading up to it
Yōjinbō by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

68 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering Samurai-for-hire eventually finds a dramatic solution to the problems of a town with two warring clans
Tengoku to jigoku by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist and corporate Machiavelli on the brink of unrivalled succcess in the Japanese shoe industry when he becomes the target of extortion. But in a cruel twist of fate, it is his chauffer's son who is kidnapped in his own son's place -- and so Gondo must choose to either pay the huge ransom and lose his empire, or else take responsibility for the boy's life
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

56 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 867 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 704 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
Akahige = Red Beard by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the touching relationship that develops between a vain young doctor and a compassionate clinic director
Kakushitoride no san akunin = Hidden fortress by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an exiled princess, a masterful warrior, and two bungling misfits in search of gold
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 561 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
Kumonosujō = Throne of blood (Spider's web castle) by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

44 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 537 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 297 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
Norainu = Stray dog by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

32 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 243 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 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 )

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 64 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 inflammatory 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 27 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
Kakushi Toride No San-Akunin = La forteresse cachée by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yuki, princesse héritière d'un clan décimé, est chargée de refonder la dynastie. Elle doit pour cela atteindre les territoires d'un clan allié. Le chemin sera semé d'embûches
Chien enragé by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 17 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
 
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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

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

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