Nagisa Oshima

4 Films in collection


1999     Gohatta - Taboo - Tabu
1991    Kyoto, My Mother`s Place - Kyoto, der Ort meiner Mutter
1986     Max mon amour - Makkusu, mon amûru - Max meine Liebe
1983    Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - Senjou no Merii Kurisumasu
1978    Ai no borei - Empire de la passion - Im Reich der Leidenschaften
1976    Ai no corrida - Empire des sens - Im Reich der Sinne
1975     Ikiteiru Nihonkei Kaisen - Die Schlacht von Tushima
1972     Natsu no imoto - Dear Summer Sister - Kleine Sommerschwester
1971     Gishiki - The Ceremony - Die Zeremonie
1970     Tokyo senso sengo hiwa - A Secret Post-Tokyo War Story - Geheime Geschichte der Kriegs- und Nachkriegszeit von Tokyo
1969     Shonen - Boy - Der Junge
1968     Kaette kita yopparai - Three Resurrected Drunkards - Die Rückkehr der drei Trunkenbolde
1968     Koshikei - Death by Hanging - Tod durch Erhängen
1968     Shinjuku dorobo nikki - Tagebuch eines Diebes aus Shinjuku
1967     Nihon shunka-kô - A Treatise on Japanese Bawdy Songs - Über japanische Lieder der Unzucht
1967     Muri shinju: Nihon no natsu - Die Nacht des Mörders
1967     Ninja bugei-cho - Tales of the Ninja - Ninja
1966    Hakuchu no torima - The Daylight Demon -  Der Besessene im hellen Tageslicht
1965     Etsuraku - The Pleasures of the Flesh - Die Freuden des Fleisches
1965     Yunbogi no nikki - Yunbogi`s Diary - Yunbogis Tagebuch
1964     Chiisana boken ryoko - Die kleine Abenteuerreise
1964     Watashi-wa beretto - It`s Me Here, Bellett
1962     Amakusa shiro tokisada - The Rebel - Shiro Tokisada von Amakusa
1961    Shiiku - The Catch - Die Beute
1960     Nihon no yoru to kiri - Night and Fog in Japan  -  Nacht und Nebel über Japan
1960     Taiyo no hakaba - The Sun`s Burial - Das Grab der Sonne
1960     Seishun zankoku monogatari - Naked Youth - Grausame Geschichte der Jugend
1959     Ai to kibo no machi - A Street of Love and Hope - Eine Stadt voller Liebe und Hoffnung
1959     Asu no taiyo - Tomorrow`s Sun - Die Sonne von morgen (Kurzfilm)

Im Reich der Leidenschaft - L'empire de la passion (Flyer)

Im Reich der Leidenschaft - L'empire de la passion (1978)

Set in Edo-period Japan, the plot revolves around a young man, Toyoji, who has an affair with an older woman, Seki. Toyoji is very jealous of Seki's husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband has had plenty of shōchū to drink and is in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To avert any suspicions, Seki pretends her husband has gone off to Tokyo to work. For three years Seki and Toyoji secretly see each other. Their relationship has moments of intense passion, but the young man starts to distance himself from Seki. More

Im Reich der Sinne - L'empire des sens (Flyer)

Im Reich der Sinne - L'empire des sens (1976)

In 1936 Tokyo, Sada Abe (Eiko Matsuda) is a former prostitute who now works as a maid in a hotel. The hotel's owner, Kichizo Ishida (Tatsuya Fuji), molests her, and the two begin an intense affair that consists of sexual experiments and various self-indulgences. Ishida leaves his wife to pursue his affair with Sada. Sada becomes increasingly possessive and jealous of Ishida, and Ishida more eager to please her. Their mutual obsession escalates to the point where Ishida finds she is most excited by strangling him during lovemaking, and he is killed in this fashion. More

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Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari (Flyer)

Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari (1960)

Makoto Shinjo, a teenager who is a little lost in search of experiences, sometimes agrees to take "little tricks" with strangers in the car. One day, she meets Kiyoshi Fujii, half student, half offender, who saves her from an overly enterprising motorist and takes money from her at the same time. Having become friends during a walk, Kiyoshi, listening only to his desire, raped her. However, Makoto decided to leave his parents to live with him. To live, they will practice the scam and blackmail to which the indelicate motorists who have been enticed by Makoto will be subjected. More

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Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi (Flyer)

Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi (1959)

Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses) is probably the most famous figure in the Japanese cinema of the 60s. He made his debut in 1959, exactly the same year as his French colleagues in the Nouvelle Vague, with his feature film Ai to Kibo no Machi (The Street of Love and Hope), only to double with Seishun Zankoku Monogatari (Naked Youth) a year later. More

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