Most Popular Nagisa Ōshima Trailers
Total trailers found: 34
15 May 1976
Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
23 May 1983
In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory.
02 February 1968
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.
01 January 1978
A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him.
18 December 1999
Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting.
21 March 1962
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.
18 May 1971
Oshima’s magisterial epic, centering on the ambivalent surviving heir of the Sakurada clan, uses ritual and the microcosm of the traditional family to trace the rise and fall of militaristic Japan across several decades.
09 August 1960
In Osaka's slum, youth without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the buying and selling of identity cards and of blood.
11 December 1965
This ethereal montage of still images with darkly somber undertones, Yunbogi’s Diary is based on photographs that Oshima took during his two-month research trip to South Korea in 1965, during which he was haunted by his encounters with impoverished street children in Seoul.
26 July 1969
A family of four lives off of scams in which they pretend to be injured by automobiles. After suffering an injury during the war, the father believes he is an invalid.
17 November 1959
Trying to make ends meet this way, Masuo also receives help from his teacher who is trying to land him a good job and he also falls under the wing of Kyoko, an older student whose heart is touched after Masuo sells his pigeons to her.
03 June 1960
A budding gangster enthralls a freeloading young woman, soon taking advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class, middle-aged men.
29 August 1965
A corrupt businessman blackmails the lovelorn reprobate Atsushi into watching over his suitcase full of embezzled cash while he serves a jail sentence.
15 February 1969
This is the story of a bookstore thief named Birdy, who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.
09 October 1960
Nagisa Oshima’s most personal film is a reflection by the director on his own disillusionment with the revolutionary student movement of the 1950’s and the failure of political radicalism.
01 January 1991
Story of Kyoto: its history, culture, as well as the role it has played in the director's life and the life of his mother.
01 January 1993
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.
22 October 1986
A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
30 March 1968
Three students spend their holidays at the seaside where they are mistaken for Koreans, a minority which is looked down on in Japan.
15 February 1969
Bored by the emptiness of everyday life, four students gather to play dangerous games in an apartment.
22 November 1961
Towards the end of the Second World War, a downed U.S. pilot is captured and imprisoned by rural Japanese villagers, who await official instructions as to how to proceed with their “catch.
16 August 1963
Oshima exposes the fact that many wounded soldiers cannot receive compensation from the Japanese government because of their Korean nationality, while questioning if this is a just way for the Japanese to act.
23 February 1967
Four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs.
02 September 1967
A sex-obsessed young woman, a suicidal young man she meets on the street, a gun-crazy wannabe gangster—these are just three of the irrational, oddball anarchists trapped in an underground hideaway in Oshima’s devilish, absurdist portrait of what he deemed the “death drive” in Japanese youth culture.
15 February 1967
A young boy joins a band of ninja during a peasant uprising, all depicted through an experimental form of filming pages from the original manga set to sound.
15 July 1966
Hakuchu no Torima" is the portrayal of a violent rapist as seen through the recollections of his wife and one of his victims.
03 October 1984
Cinématon is a 156-hour long experimental film by French director Gérard Courant. It was the longest film ever released until 2011.
01 January 1959
As far as I know, this short film is Nagisa Oshima's directorial debut. It seems to be in the form of a trailer for a film that doesn't exist.
01 January 1995
A documentary on the evolution of Japanese film-making.
01 January 1964
Watashi-wa beretto is a promotional film for the automobile manufacturer Isuzu Jidosha directed by Nagisa Ôshima.
27 June 1970
A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide.
01 January 1981
A Visit to Ogawa Productions offers a rare insight into the social and cinematic philosophy of one of Japan's best-known documentary film collectives.
30 October 1976
A police investigator cracks down on yakuza business, but once he realizes the police are in negotiations with certain factions, he sides with his own syndicate of choice.
05 August 1972
Sunaoko come to Okinawa to find his brother Tsuruo. Her searching is not very painless because it tears up old wounds in complicated relationships, some of which date back to the horrors of war.