Mubi: Japanese New Wave

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http://mubi.com/lists/japanese-new-wave--2
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1.
Crazed Fruit (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Spending their summer on an exotic beach, two brothers fall for the same beautiful girl, whose charm and looks may hide more than they they bargained for. (86 mins.)
Director: Kô Nakahira
 
2.
Taiyo no kisetsu (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(89 mins.)
Director: Takumi Furukawa
 
3.
Stolen Desire (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows. (92 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
4.
Endless Desire (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A real gem from Imamura. A very dark crime comedy. (101 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
5.
Pigs and Battleships (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young hoodlum decides to work for a criminal organization that is tearing itself apart. (108 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
6.
The Insect Woman (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Life story of a woman born in poverty trying to succeed. Through her many schemes, she faces her ups and downs in a cyclical nature, fueled mostly by self-interest. (123 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
7.
Intentions of Murder (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A housewife living under her tyrannical husband has her life stressfully turned upside down after getting raped by a burglar. (150 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
8.
The Pornographers (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Life of a pornographer who tries to stay under the radar of the mob. He has a mistress, a step-son, a step-daughter (whom he's attracted to) and a wife who believes her first husband was reincarnated as a restless carp. (128 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
9.
Profound Desires of the Gods (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An engineer from Tokyo arrives on a drought-ridden tropical island to drill a well to power a nearby sugar mill. He meets the inbred Futori family, hated by the locals for breaking religious customs. (173 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
10.
A Man Vanishes (1967 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Plastics salesman Oshima disappeared without a word to anyone, and has been missing for two years. Shohei Imamura and his crew follow Oshima's fiancé Yoshie and actor Shigeru Tsuyuguchi as they investigate the disappearance. (130 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
11.
History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess (1970 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A documentary film showcasing life in postwar Japan as seen through the eyes of a bar hostess. (105 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
12.
Assassination (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1863, when Americans warships approach Japan, a enigmatic ronin becomes a important figure in a complex game of power between the Shogunate and the empire. (104 mins.)
 
13.
Pale Flower (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A gangster gets released from prison and has to cope with the recent shifts of power between the gangs, while taking care of a thrill-seeking young woman, who got in bad company while gambling. (96 mins.)
 
14.
Double Suicide (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A doomed love between a paper merchant and a courtesan. (142 mins.)
 
15.
With Beauty and Sadness (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Long before the events of the movie Ôki, who was approaching middle age, had a relation to 16-year-old Otoko... (106 mins.)
 
16.
Kisses (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Story of a young couple whose fathers are prison bound. (74 mins.)
 
17.
A False Student (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(94 mins.)
 
18.
Afraid to Die (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Takeo is a young yakuza who renounces his former criminal activities after being released from prison. But sometimes escaping the past is not so easy. (96 mins.)
 
19.
Giants and Toys (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the middle of a fierce commercial competition between three caramel companies, an executive builds up a ditsy teenage girl as a mascot while simultaneously trying to uncover the rival companies' plans. (95 mins.)
 
20.
Black Test Car (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch. (95 mins.)
 
21.
Seisaku's Wife (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
On the eve of the Russo-Japanese war at the beginning of the 20th century, small-town girl Okane has married an old wealthy man to escape a life of poverty. (93 mins.)
 
22.
The Music (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman undergoes psychiatric treatment after she no longer hears music and develops sexual hang-ups. (104 mins.)
 
23.
Swastika (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A childless housewife falls in love with a beautiful model. (91 mins.)
 
24.
A Wife Confesses (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband's approval, and this complicates the trial. (91 mins.)
 
25.
Akai tenshi (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
During the Sino-Japanese War, a young army nurse gives sympathy to her patients and falls in love with an impotent doctor who's addicted to morphine. (95 mins.)
 
26.
Pitfall (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls. (97 mins.)
 
27.
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them. (123 mins.)
 
28.
The Man Without a Map (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. Contradictory evidence and the lack of clues soon render the case as virtually unsolvable, as the detective grows more and more frustrated. (118 mins.)
 
29.
The Face of Another (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality. (122 mins.)
 
30.
Summer Soldiers (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Vietnam veteran deserts from the US Army while on leave in Japan. (107 mins.)
 
31.
Affairs Within Walls (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Japan, 1960. In a housing complex, a young introverted student observes his neighbors through a telescope. The voyeurism of a young man isolated and gloomy, will cause an explosion of madness. (90 mins.)
Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
 
32.
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan. (107 mins.)
 
33.
Gate of Flesh (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory... (90 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
34.
Fighting Elegy (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In Okayama in the mid-1930s, Kiroku attends high school and boards with a Catholic family whose daughter... (86 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
35.
Youth of the Beast (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A violent thug plays opposing yakuza bosses against each other. (92 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
36.
Tokyo Drifter (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After his gang disbands, a yakuza enforcer looks forward to life outside of organized crime but soon must become a drifter after his old rivals attempt to assassinate him. (89 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
37.
Branded to Kill (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One. (99 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
38.
Onibaba (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask. (103 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
39.
The Sword of Doom (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely. (119 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
40.
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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. (109 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
41.
A Town of Love and Hope (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. (62 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
42.
The Sun's Burial (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In Osaka's slum, capricious folks without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the trading of ID cards and blood. (87 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
43.
Cruel Story of Youth (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men. (96 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
44.
Night and Fog in Japan (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (107 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
45.
Shiro Amakusa, the Christian Rebel (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (100 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
46.
Diary of Yunbogi (1965 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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. (25 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
47.
Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Story of a bookstore thief named Birdey who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko. (96 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
48.
Pleasures of the Flesh (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (104 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
49.
Dear Summer Sister (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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. (96 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
50.
Sing a Song of Sex (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. (103 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
51.
Band of Ninja (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
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. (123 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
52.
Boy (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam. (105 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
53.
The Man Who Put His Will on Film (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (94 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
54.
Violence at Noon (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two young women must come to terms with the fact that a man they're deeply linked to is a murdering rapist. (99 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
55.
Death by Hanging (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (117 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
56.
Good-for-Nothing (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A bored young student falls for the young secretary of his rich friend's father. She senses some good in him and tries to make him discard his aimless lifestyle. (88 mins.)
 
57.
Blood Is Dry (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An assurance company employee threatens suicide after a massive layoff is announced by the management. The company takes advantage of his threat by turning it into an advertising campaign. (87 mins.)
 
58.
Escape from Japan (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
As Japan is preparing to host the Olympics, a gang member wanting to go to America is sought after by the police after helping his friend conduct a robbery. (96 mins.)
 
59.
Heroic Purgatory (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An engineer's wife returns home with a lost teenager. A man posing as her dad tries to get her back, causing the engineer to recall his youth as a revolutionary, obscured by dreamlike disruptions of time and space, fantasy and reality. (118 mins.)
 
60.
Eros + Massacre (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Two interwoven stories. The first is a biography of anarchist Sakae Osugi which follows his relationship with three women in the 1920s. The second centers around two 1960s' students researching Osugi's theories. (202 mins.)
 
61.
A Story Written with Water (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young man who's about to marry is torn between his fiancée and the love for his mother. His past, dreams and desires unfold simultaneously. (120 mins.)
Director: Kiju Yoshida
 
62.
Akitsu Springs (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Just after WW2, a romance between an innkeeper and a man with tuberculosis unravels near a thermal spring. (113 mins.)
 
63.
Bitter End of a Sweet Night (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An opportunistic department store clerk gets involved with three women and attempts to manipulate them so he can move up the social ladder. (85 mins.)
 
64.
18 Who Cause a Storm (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A shipyard worker gets an offer of free lodging in the company seaside rest house. Upon arriving there, he finds out that he also has to take care of a flock of undisciplined youngsters. (108 mins.)
 
65.
Confessions Among Actresses (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The lives of three movie actresses unfold, transform and get exposed. Each of them owes their choice of profession to a respective traumatic event. (124 mins.)
 
66.
Coup d'Etat (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936. (110 mins.)
Director: Kiju Yoshida
 
67.
Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A teenage goldsmith with a dark past tragically falls in love with a young nude model. (108 mins.)
Director: Susumu Hani
 
68.
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences. (65 mins.)
Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
 
69.
This Transient Life (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs. (143 mins.)
Director: Akio Jissôji
 
70.
Poem (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As a faithful young houseboy fully devotes himself to his spiritual duty, his teacher plans turning over his grandfather's mountain property to realtors for profit. (119 mins.)
Director: Akio Jissôji
 
71.
Mandara (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two student couples stumble upon a cult dedicated to promoting the primordial human state through rape and agriculture. (132 mins.)
Director: Akio Jissôji
 
72.
Punishment Room (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Katsumi is a university student who has no respect for his hardworking parents, his professors, or even his friends... (96 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
73.
Furyo shonen (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An improvisational film depicting life in a boys' reform school. (89 mins.)
Director: Susumu Hani
 
74.
She and He (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
As her husband Eiichi becomes more entangled in his life as businessman, Naoko looks for ways to expand... (109 mins.)
Director: Susumu Hani
 
75.
Sanrizuka: Heta buraku (1973 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Documentary on the life of the farmers of the Heta Village opposing their resettlement due to the construction of the Narita Airport. (146 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Ogawa
 
76.
Tattooed Life (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After his own gang sets him up to kill a rival mobster, a hit man is forced to flee with his younger brother. (87 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
77.
Nihon Kaiho sensen: Sanrizuka no natsu (1968 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(108 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Ogawa
 
78.
Black River (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S... (114 mins.)
 
79.
Silence Has No Wings (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points. (110 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Kuroki
 
80.
Preparation for the Festival (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(117 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Kuroki
 
81.
Sekigun-P.F.L.P: Sekai sensô sengen (1971 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(69 mins.)
 
82.
Jongara (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(103 mins.)
Director: Kôichi Saitô
 
83.
The Petrified Forest (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Medical student Himoto Haruo makes no compromises in resolving issues with his mother, his authoritarian department boss, and his girlfriend's abusive employer. (118 mins.)
 
85.
Captive's Island (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Seeking revenge against the guard who tormented him, a young man returns to the island where he was imprisoned in reform school... (87 mins.)
 
86.
Tears on the Lion's Mane (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A union-busting Yokohama dockworker learns that the loyalties that rule his life are based on shaky foundations... (92 mins.)
 
87.
My Face Red in the Sunset (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young journalist turns to an assassin for help when a team of hired killers comes gunning for her. (82 mins.)
 
88.
Thirst for Love (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Etsuko, after her husbands death, moves in with her in-laws. With ambivalence, she finds herself sexually involved with her father-in-law. She then finds herself desiring young gardener Saburo, who has a relationship with the maid Miyo. (98 mins.)
 
89.
Black Sun (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
One is a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and other is a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo. The two outsiders become outlaws and the movie depicts their growing bond as an alternately absurd and tragic culture clash. (95 mins.)
 
90.
The Warped Ones (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and causes reckless mayhem, mostly directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. (75 mins.)
 
91.
Intimidation (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A bank manager is blackmailed into robbing his own bank. (65 mins.)
 
92.
I Hate But Love (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the high-octane, unorthodox romance I Hate But Love (Nikui Anchikusho), a celebrity (played by megastar Yujiro Ishijara)... (106 mins.)
 
93.
I Am Waiting (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A former boxer gets involved with a club hostess trying to escape the clutches of her gangster employer. (91 mins.)
 
94.
The Naked Island (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A family of four are the sole inhabitants of a small island, where they struggle each day to irrigate their crops. (96 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
95.
Three Resurrected Drunkards (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A carefree afternoon at the beach turns into a comic misadventure when three young Japanese men are mistaken for illegal Korean residents. (80 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
96.
Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama. (72 mins.)
Director: Shuuji Terayama
 
97.
The Ceremony (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (123 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
98.
Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An angst-ridden teen dealing with his dysfunctional family hits the streets. The story is inter-cut with various psychedelic, energetic vignettes. (137 mins.)
Director: Shûji Terayama
 
99.
Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later. (104 mins.)
Director: Shûji Terayama