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Ōshima, Nagisa 1932-2013

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa, 1932- Oshima ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat. Lawrence speaks Japanese, and ceaselessly tries to mediate between the prisoners and their overseers, translating both the words and the values of the two races. Celliers' attitude, however, is more comprehensible to Yonoi. He and Celliers arrive at a sort of détente, based on an admiration for the other, but this eventually turns into a contest of wills as the camp's carefully nurtured equilibrium is destroyed
Cinema, censorship, and the state : the writings of Nagisa Oshima, 1956-1978 by Nagisa Ōshima ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans l'empire des sens In the realm of the senses ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story is based on the tabloid sensation of 1936, the fatal love affair of Sada Abe, a former geisha turned maid, and Kichizo Yoshida, the owner of the Tokyo ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) at which she worked. Abandoning his wife and his business, Kichizo gives himself up to two weeks of dissipation with Sada at a nearby inn, which climaxes in sadomasochistic love games--and his strangulation and mutilation. Kichizo is tired of life, of the militarism that has everywhere suppressed Eros in favor of Thanatos, and he and Sada are escaping, protesting, testing physical and psychological limits, while resisting a social order that condemns their actions and their very being
L'empire de la passion Empire of passion ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1895, a small Japanese village. Part-time barmaid Seki is married to Gisaburo, a hardworking rickshaw man. Toyoji is a younger man at loose ends since leaving the army. Toyoji seduces Seki, and they embark on a desultory affair. Later, an impetuous action of Toyoji's prompts the lovers to murder Gisaburo. Three years later, Gisaburo's ghost appears, a sad and confused lost soul whose vague desperation drives his murderers to anguished guilt. This film was director Oshima's venture into the kaidan (Japanese ghost story), and was highly acclaimed on its release in 1978
Gohatto Taboo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A handsome new recruit, Kano, causes sexual tension in a traditional samurai militia group called Shinsengumi in Kyoto, at the end of the Shōgunate era in Japan
Hakuchū no tōrima ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife and a former victim of a murderer/rapist protect him in his horrific rape and murder spree
Etsuraku ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atsushi is blackmailed into watching over a convict's suitcase full of money while he serves his time. Knowing the consequences, Atsushi decides to spend all of the money in one libidinous rush
Seishun zankoku monogatari Cruel story of youth by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in Japanese and English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl and her criminal boyfriend perform sexual shakedowns on well-to-do middle-aged men
Nihon shunka kō by Tomomichi Soeda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When four sexually-hungry high school boys meet up with their drunk teacher, they are sent down a less-than-academic path
Kaette kita yopparai ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of young men are mistaken for undocumented Koreans in Japan and find themselves on the run
Muri shinjū Nihon no natsu ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of oddball anarchists find themselves trapped in an underground hideaway together
In the realm of the senses Dans l'empire des sens by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on one of Japan's most notorious scandals, this erotic masterpiece is the story of an ex-prostitute who becomes involved in an obsessive love affair with the master of the household where she is employed as a servant
L'empire des sens In the realm of the senses by Nagisa Oshima ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on one of Japan's most notorious scandals, this erotic masterpiece is the story of an ex-prostitute who becomes involved in an obsessive love affair with the master of the household where she is employed as a servant
L'empire de la passion In the realm of passion ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film tells of a pair of lovers and the ghost of her betrayed and murdered husband. Guilt over the affair brings the lovers to the scene of the crime, where the husband's ghost and their consciences finally get revenge
Taiyō no hakaba The sun's burial ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in Japanese and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probes the underworld of Osaka's biggest slum, a hellhole where teenage gangs, prostitutes and a cruel femme-fatale vie for control of the area's most impoverished dockworkers
Oshima's outlaw sixties ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection includes: Pleasures of the Flesh (Etsuraku, 1965, color); Violence at Noon (Hakuchu No Torima, 1966, B & W); Sing a Song of Sex (Nihon Shunka-Ko, 1967, color); Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (Muri Shin Ju: Nihon No Natsu, 1967, B & W); and Three Resurrected Drunkards (Kaette Kita Yopparai, 1968, color)
Nihon no yoru to kiri ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1950 the confrontation of student movement activists toward the Japan-United States Security Treaty, Anpo, happen dramatically at a friend's wedding ceremony and how the confrontation becomes a violent and case of murder, etc
Yakuza graveyard by Kinji Fukasaku ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rogue cop is assigned to look into the Nishida branch of the yakuza by his corrupt bosses. He gets to know one of the criminals and finds him more honorable than his superiors in the police force
Seishun zankoku monogatari ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl and her criminal boyfriend perform sexual shakedowns on well-to-do middle-aged men. Story portrays the disillusionment of the young generation in Japan following World War II
In the realm of passion (empire of passion) by Nagisa Ōshima ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, In the realm of passion tells of a pair of lovers and the ghost of her betrayed and murdered husband. Guilt over the affair brings the lovers to the scene of the crime, where the husband's ghost and their consciences finally get their revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Nagisa Ōshima.
Nagisa,Ōshima, 1932-
Nagisa, Ōshima 1932-2013
Oschima, Nagisa 1932-2013
Oshima, Nagisa
Ōshima, Nagisa 1932-2013
Oshima, Nagiza 1932-2013
オオシマ, ナギサ 1932-2013
大島 渚 1932-2013
大島渚 1932-
大島渚 1932-2013
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Japanese (154)
English (59)
French (11)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (1)
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