Biography

Nagisa Ōshima (大島 渚) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. After graduating from Kyoto University he was hired by Shochiku Ltd. and quickly progressed to directing his own movies, making his debut feature A Town of Love and Hope in 1959. He died January 15, 2013 at age 80,

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Nagisa Ōshima (大島 渚) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. After graduating from Kyoto University he was hired by Shochiku Ltd. and quickly progressed to directing his own movies, making his debut feature A Town of Love and Hope in 1959. He died January 15, 2013 at age 80,

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1932-03-31

Day of Death 2013-01-15

Place of Birth Okayama, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 大島 渚
  • Nagisa Ooshima

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1999 TabooDirector
1995 100 Years of Japanese CinemaDirector
1993 Akira Kurosawa: My Life in CinemaDirector
1991 Kyoto, My Mother's PlaceDirector
1986 Max My LoveDirector
1983 Merry Christmas, Mr. LawrenceDirector
1978 Empire of PassionDirector
1976 In the Realm of the SensesDirector
1972 Dear Summer SisterDirector
1971 The CeremonyDirector
1970 The Man Who Left His Will on FilmDirector
1969 BoyDirector
1969 Diary of a Shinjuku ThiefDirector
1968 Three Resurrected DrunkardsDirector
1968 Death by HangingDirector
1967 Japanese Summer: Double SuicideDirector
1967 Sing a Song of SexDirector
1967 Band of NinjaDirector
1966 Violence at NoonDirector
1965 Diary of YunbogiDirector
1965 Pleasures of the FleshDirector
1964 It's Me Here, BellettDirector
1963 The Forgotten Imperial ArmyDirector
1962 The Christian RevoltDirector
1961 The CatchDirector
1960 Night and Fog in JapanDirector
1960 The Sun's BurialDirector
1960 Cruel Story of YouthDirector
1959 A Town of Love and HopeDirector
1959 Tomorrow's SunDirector

Writing

1999 TabooWriter
1991 Kyoto, My Mother's PlaceWriter
1983 Merry Christmas, Mr. LawrenceScreenplay
1978 Empire of PassionWriter
1976 In the Realm of the SensesScreenplay
1972 Dear Summer SisterWriter
1971 The CeremonyWriter
1970 The Man Who Left His Will on FilmStory
1969 Diary of a Shinjuku ThiefWriter
1969 When Twilight Draws NearWriter
1968 Three Resurrected DrunkardsWriter
1968 Death by HangingWriter
1967 Japanese Summer: Double SuicideWriter
1967 Sing a Song of SexWriter
1967 Band of NinjaWriter
1965 Pleasures of the FleshScreenplay
1964 It's Me Here, BellettScreenplay
1962 The Christian RevoltWriter
1960 Night and Fog in JapanWriter
1960 The Sun's BurialWriter
1960 Cruel Story of YouthWriter
1959 A Town of Love and HopeWriter
1959 Tomorrow's SunWriter

Acting

1993 Akira Kurosawa: My Life in Cinema as Interviewer
1991 Kyoto, My Mother's Place as Himself
1984 Cinématon as Himself
1981 A Visit to Ogawa Productions as Himself
1976 Yakuza Graveyard
1900 Devotion: A Film About Ogawa Productions as Himself

Production

1976 In the Realm of the SensesProducer
1968 Death by HangingProducer
1967 Band of NinjaProducer

Editing

1969 Diary of a Shinjuku ThiefEditor

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