Nagisa Ôshima (1932–2013)


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Nagisa Oshima's career extends from the initiation of the "Nuberu bagu" (New Wave) movement in Japanese cinema in the late 1950s and early 1960s, to the contemporary use of cinema and television to express paradoxes in modern society. After an early involvement with the student protest movement in Kyoto, Oshima rose rapidly in the Shochiku company... See full bio »

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Taboo Director
(1999)
The Ceremony Director
(1971)

Filmography

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 1999 Taboo
 1995 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1991 Kyoto, My Mother's Place (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Max My Love (as Nagisa Oshima)
 1975-1976 Shirarezaru sekai (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- The Sunken Tomb (1976)
 1976 The Life of Mao (TV Movie documentary)
 1972-1973 Ikite iru ningen ryokô (TV Series documentary short) (2 episodes)
 1966-1972 Subarashii sekai ryokô (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Joi! Bangla (1972)
 1972 The Giants (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 The Ceremony
 1969 Boy
 1968-1969 20 seiki awâ (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- The Pacific War (1968)
 1967 Band of Ninja
 1965 Diary of a Yunbogi Boy (Documentary short)
 1964-1965 Ajia no akebono (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1965)
- Episode #1.12 (1965)
- Episode #1.11 (1965)
- Episode #1.10 (1965)
- Episode #1.9 (1965)
 1964 It's Me Here, Bellett (Short)
 1962-1964 Non-fikushon gekijô (TV Series documentary short) (5 episodes)
- Youth on Ice (1962)
 1964 Terebi geijutsuza (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 1964 Musume no kekkon (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1963 Chiisana boken ryoko (Short)
 1961 The Catch
 1960 Naked Youth
 1959 Tomorrow's Sun (Short)
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The concept of 'obscenity' is tested when one dares to look at something that he has an unbearable desire to see but has forbidden himself to look at. When one feels that everything that one had wanted to see has been revealed, 'obscenity' disappears, the taboo disappears as well, and there is a certain liberation. See more »

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Retrospective at the Kerala International Film Festival, India. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently worked with his wife, actress Akiko Koyama. See more »

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