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1. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

NC-17 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to a sexual obsession which then came to a violent end.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

Votes: 16,836

2. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)

R | 123 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 13,730 | Gross: $2.31M

3. Empire of Passion (1978)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.0
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A married woman and her lover murder her husband and dump his body into a well. After a while, his ghost comes to haunt them while the local gossip grows stronger.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Takahiro Tamura, Takuzô Kawatani

Votes: 3,314

4. Taboo (1999)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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75 Metascore

The new member of a samurai militia unit causes disruption as several of his colleagues fall in love with him, threatening to disturb the rigid code of their squad.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Ryûhei Matsuda, Shinji Takeda, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 6,755 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 156

6. Death by Hanging (1968)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kei Satô, Do-yun Yu, Fumio Watanabe, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 1,942

7. The Ceremony (1971)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kenzô Kawarasaki, Atsuko Kaku, Atsuo Nakamura, Kiyoshi Tsuchiya

Votes: 831

8. Century of Cinema (1995–1998)

Documentary

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Personal and profound look into lives immersed in film. These documentaries about films and culture show the medium's role in love and war, nostalgia and national identity. Cinema was born ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Nagisa Ôshima, Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow

Votes: 12

9. Naked Youth (1960)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Miyuki Kuwano, Yûsuke Kawazu, Yoshiko Kuga, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 1,842

10. Sing a Song of Sex (1967)

103 min | Drama

6.7
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Four high school students preparing for their university entrance exam fantasize about a classmate, and meet up with thier inebriated teacher, while singing bawdy drinking songs.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Ichirô Araki, Kazuko Tajima, Jûzô Itami, Akiko Koyama

Votes: 615

11. Violence at Noon (1966)

99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two young women must come to terms with the fact that a man they're deeply linked to is a murdering rapist.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hideo Kanze, Hideko Kawaguchi, Saeda Kawaguchi, Narumi Kayashima

Votes: 809

12. Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (1967)

98 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Over the course of a night, a sex-obsessed young woman, a suicidal man, and a gun-crazy wannabe gangster are taken prisoner of a gang awaiting a shootout between a rival gang at dawn.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kei Satô, Keiko Sakurai, Rokkô Toura, Shunsuke Mizoguchi

Votes: 599

13. Taiyô no hakaba (1960)

87 min | Action, Crime

7.1
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In Osaka's slum, capricious folks without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the trading of ID cards and blood.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kayoko Honoo, Kôji Nakahara, Masahiko Tsugawa, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 694

14. Max mon amour (1986)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.1
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A married French woman takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Higgins, Victoria Abril, Anne-Marie Besse

Votes: 858

15. Boy (1969)

97 min | Drama

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A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Akiko Koyama, Tetsuo Abe, Tsuyoshi Kinoshita

Votes: 1,254

16. Night and Fog in Japan (1960)

107 min | Drama

6.9
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Long takes and a highly theatrical visual approach combine to form a tense and confrontational look at the decline of a socialist student activists' movement in Japan.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Miyuki Kuwano, Fumio Watanabe, Masahiko Tsugawa, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Votes: 547

17. The Man Who Put His Will on Film (1970)

94 min | Drama

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A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide. Looking back upon the event, the situation comes to be questioned if it happened at all.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kazuo Goto, Sukio Fukuoka, Kenichi Fukuda, Hiroshi Isogai

Votes: 517

18. Pleasures of the Flesh (1965)

104 min | Crime, Drama

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After Atsushi commits murder, he is blackmailed into keeping a suitcase full of embezzled money. What follows is a descent into lustful, reckless actions and regret.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Mariko Kaga, Yumiko Nogawa, Masako Yagi

Votes: 1,378

19. Cinématon (1984)

210 min | Documentary

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Director: Gérard Courant | Stars: Jacques Aboucaya, Vincent Adatte, Fabrice Adde, Laure Adler

Votes: 98

20. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Story of a bookstore thief named Birdey who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tadanori Yokoo, Rie Yokoyama, Moichi Tanabe, Tetsu Takahashi

Votes: 567

21. Level Five (1997)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Romance, War

7.1
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87 Metascore

The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. She searches the internet for information on the battle, and ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Catherine Belkhodja, Kenji Tokitsu, Nagisa Ôshima, Ju'nishi Ushiyama

Votes: 651 | Gross: $0.02M

22. The Revolutionary (1962)

100 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hashizô Ôkawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Satomi Oka, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 114

23. Band of Ninja (1967)

123 min | Animation, Action, History

6.2
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The vengeful son of a murdered feudal lord meets a renegade ninja helping peasants and farmers rebel against Oda Nobunaga's regime in this unusual animated film where still manga drawings are accompanied with sound.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Rokkô Toura, Kei Yamamoto, Hôsei Komatsu, Noriko Matsumoto

Votes: 153

24. The Catch (1961)

105 min | Drama, War

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Towards the end of WWII, a black American pilot is captured and imprisoned by rural Japanese villagers, who await official instructions as to how to proceed with their "catch."

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Akiko Koyama, Yôko Mihara, Masako Nakamura

Votes: 156

25. Yakuza Graveyard (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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When a cop is transferred to a new precinct it is obvious that the area's yakuza mob are not dealing with just another policeman. The cop is bent on results and is not immune to becoming ... See full summary »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Meiko Kaji, Tatsuo Umemiya, Hideo Murota

Votes: 608

26. Three Resurrected Drunkards (1968)

80 min | Action, Comedy

6.6
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A carefree afternoon at the beach turns into a comic misadventure when three young Japanese men are mistaken for illegal Korean residents.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kazuhiko Kato, Osamu Kitayama, Norihiko Hashida, Kei Satô

Votes: 504

27. A Town of Love and Hope (1959)

62 min | Drama

7.1
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A young man runs a scam selling pigeons that always return to his home. A rich girl takes an interest in him and tries to help him find a good job.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Yuki Tominaga, Kakuko Chino, Yûko Mochizuki

Votes: 414

28. Dear Summer Sister (1972)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Story is about a Tokyo girl looking round Okinawa island for her long-lost brother and finding he is the tourist guide with whom she has had an affair.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hiromi Kurita, Shôji Ishibashi, Lily, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 134

29. Diary of Yunbogi (1965)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Yunbogi is a child who lives in a slum on the outskirts of Taegu, South Korea. Abandoned by his mother, Yunbogi must care for his two sisters and brother by taking on a series of small jobs.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Star: Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 143

30. It's Me Here, Bellett (1964 TV Short)

27 min | Short

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Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Star: Akiko Koyama

Votes: 18

31. Yoiyami semareba (1969)

43 min | Short, Drama

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When faced with an accidental gas leak, four bored students turn the situation into a game. The last one to leave the apartment gets a small sum of money.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Ben Hiura, Yumiko Mitome, Ren Saitô, Kôji Shimizu

Votes: 34

32. Kyoto, My Mother's Place (1991 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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Story of Kyoto: its history, culture, and the role it has played in the director's life and the life of his mother.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Nagisa Ôshima, Ina Funatsuki, Tomi Shimada, Hikohachi Yamamoto

Votes: 45

33. Scenes by the Sea: Takeshi Kitano (2000 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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First major English-language documentary profile of the cult Japanese actor/director, Takeshi Kitano. Featuring interviews with many of his regular contributors and colleagues, the film ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Heaton | Stars: Tatyana Ali, Tom Conti, Omar Epps, Bernard Hill

Votes: 53

34. Tomorrow's Sun (1959)

7 min | Short, Comedy

6.3
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A playful short film made in the style of a trailer for a fictional feature film that seems to be a spoof of films that were popular in Japan at the time.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Keiko Asami, Kakuko Chino, Kotobuki Hananomoto, Kiku Hojo

Votes: 97

35. EX terebi (1990–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

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Stars: Yûji Miyake, Hiroko Moriguchi, Yôichi Masuzoe, Yûji Konno

36. Kinomagazin (1993– )

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Bernt Hahn, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Herbert Fux, Andreas Neumann

37. Berlin (1997)

Drama

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When a woman whose job is to professionally date men disappears suddenly a TV crew who wanted to film a documentary about women like her begin searching for her. Coincidentally, a salaryman... See full summary »

Director: Gô Rijû | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Michiko Ameku, Duncan, Masayuki Fukouka

Votes: 14

39. Yokoi and His Twenty-Eight Years of Secret Life on Guam (1977 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Mizuho Suzuki, Nagisa Ôshima

40. What's a Director? (2006)

88 min | Documentary

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Director: Shun'ya Itô | Stars: Kinji Fukasaku, Yoshiho Fukuoka, Yoshio Harada, Hiroki Hayashi

Votes: 6

41. Donto ikôze (1959)

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Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Yûsuke Kawazu, Tokurô Konishi, Kazuya Kosaka, Eiko Kujo

42. Shirarezaru sekai (1975–1986)

25 min | Documentary

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Stars: Mizuho Suzuki, Nagisa Ôshima

43. Akira Kurosawa: My Life in Cinema (1993 TV Movie)

118 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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In a long dialogue, Nagisa Oshima interviews Akira Kurosawa, leading him to share his thoughts about filmmaking, his life and works, and numerous anecdotes relating to his films and his various film activities.

Director: Shizuo Satô | Stars: Akira Kurosawa, Nagisa Ôshima

Votes: 49

44. Music for the Movies: Tôru Takemitsu (1994 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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A documentary of the Japanese film composer Toru Takemitsu, featuring interviews and clips from films he scored.

Director: Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Tôru Takemitsu, Hiroshi Teshigahara, Masaki Kobayashi, Masahiro Shinoda

Votes: 60

45. The Man Who Left His Soul on Film (1983 TV Movie)

82 min | Documentary

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Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Michael Jayston, Paul Mayersberg, Roger Pulvers, Donald Richie

46. Behind the Scenes: A Portrait of Pierre Guffroy (1992)

132 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Robert Salis | Stars: Pierre Guffroy, Tarak Ben Ammar, Harrison Ford, Milos Forman

Votes: 16

47. A Visit to Ogawa Productions (1981)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Jun'ichirô Ôshige | Stars: Yoshio Hanaya, Sadatoshi Mikado, Shinsuke Ogawa, Nagisa Ôshima

48. The Oshima Gang: The Making of 'Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence' (2005 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: David Bowie, Jeremy Thomas, Nagisa Ôshima

Votes: 9

49. Asamade nama TV! (1987– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Sôichirô Tahara, Noritsugu Watanabe, Yûko Murakami, Lully Miura

50. The Life of Mao (1976 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary

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Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Zedong Mao, Mizuho Suzuki, Nagisa Ôshima

Votes: 6



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