Showing posts with label Japan film. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan film. Show all posts

The Best Japanese Films Since 1927




1927 – The Woman Who Touched the Legs (Yutaka Abe, 1926)
1928 – A Diary of Chuji’s Travels (Daisuke Ito, 1927)
1929 – The Street of Masterless Samurai (Masahiro Makino, 1928)
1930 – Beheading Place (Masahiro Makino, 1929)
1931 – What made her do it? (Shigeyoshi Suzuki, 1930)
1932 – The Neighbor’s Wife and Mine (Heinosuke Gosho, 1931)
1933 – I was Born But… (Yasujiro Ozu, 1932)
1934 – Passing Fancy (Yasujiro Ozu, 1933)
1935 – A Story of Floating Weeds (Yasujiro Ozu, 1934)
1936 – Wife! Be Like a Rose! (Mikio Naruse, 1935)
1937 – The Sisters of the Gion (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1936)
1938 – Unending Advance (Tomu Uchida, 1937)
1939 – Five Scouts (Tomotaka Tasaka, 1938)
1940 – Earth (Tomu Uchida, 1939)
1941 – Spring on Lepers Island (Shiro Toyoda, 1940)
1942 – The Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (Yasujiro Ozu, 1941)
1943 – The War at Sea from Hawaii to Malaya (Kajiro Yamamoto, 1942)
1947 – Morning for the Osone Family (Keisuke Kinoshita, 1946)
1948 – The Ball at the Anjo House (Kozaburo Yoshimura, 1947)
1949 – Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa, 1948)
1950 – Late Spring (Yasujiro Ozu, 1949)
1951 – Until We Meet Again (Tadashi Imai, 1950)
1952 – Early Summer (Yasujiro Ozu, 1951)
1953 – To Live (Akira Kurosawa, 1952)
1954 – Muddy Waters (Tadashi Imai, 1953)
1955 – Twenty Four Eyes (Keisuke Kinoshita, 1954)
1956 – Floating Clouds (Mikio Naruse, 1955)
1957 – Darkness at Noon (Tadashi Imai, 1956)
1958 – Rice (Tadashi Imai, 1957)
1959 – The Ballad of Narayama (Keisuke Kinoshita, 1958)
1960 – Kiku and Isamu (Tadashi Imai, 1959)
1961 – Her Brother (Kon Ichikawa, 1960)
1962 – Bad Boys (Susumu Hani, 1961)
1963 – Being Two Isn’t Easy (Kon Ichikawa, 1962)
1964 – The Insect Woman (Shohei Imamura, 1963)
1965 – Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964)
1966 – Red Beard (Akira Kurosawa, 1965)
1967 – The Ivory Tower (Satsuo Yamamoto, 1966)
1968 – Samurai Rebellion (Masaki Kobayashi, 1967)
1969 – The Profound Desire of the Gods (Shohei Imamura, 1968) 
1970 – Double Suicide (Masahiro Shinoda, 1969)
1971 – Family (Yoji Yamada, 1970)
1972 – The Ceremony (Nagisa Oshima, 1971)
1973 – The Long Darkness (Kei Kumai, 1972) 
1974 – Tsugaru Folksong (Koichi Saito, 1973)
1975 – Sandakan No. 8 (Kei Kumai, 1974)
1976 – Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (Kaneto Shindo, 1975)
1977 – The Youth Killer (Kazuhiko Hasegawa, 1976)
1978 – The Yellow Handkerchief (Yoji Yamada, 1977)
1979 – Third Base (Yoichi Higashi, 1978)
1980 – Vengeance is Mine (Shohei Imamura, 1979)
1981 – Zigeunerweisen (Seijun Suzuki, 1980)
1982 – Muddy River (Kohei Oguri, 1981)
1983 – Fall Guy (Kinji Fukasaku, 1982)
1984 – The Family Game (Yoshimitsu Morita, 1983)
1985 – The Funeral (Juzo Itami, 1984)
1986 – And Then (Yoshimitsu Morita, 1985)
1987 – A The Sea and Poison (Kei Kumai, 1986)
1988 – A Taxing Woman (Juzo Itami, 1987)
1989 – My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988)
1990 – Black Rain (Shohei Imamura, 1989)
1991 – The Cherry Orchard (Shun Nakahara, 1990)
1992 – My Sons (Yoji Yamada, 1991)
1993 – Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t (Masayuki Suo, 1992)
1994 – Where is the Moon? (Yoichi Sai, 1993)
1995 – A Dedicated Life (Kazuo Hara, 1994)
1996 – A Last Note (Kaneto Shindo, 1995)
1997 – Shall We Dance? (Masayuki Suo, 1996)
1998 – The Eel (Shohei Imamura, 1997)
1999 – Hana-bi (Takeshi Kitano, 1997)
2000 – Wait and See (Shinji Somai, 1998)
2001 – Face (Junji Sakamoto, 2000)
2002 – Go (Isao Yukisada, 2001)
2003 – The Twilight Samurai (Yoji Yamada, 2002)
2004 – A Boy’s Summer in 1945 (Kazuo Kuroki, 2002)
2005 – Nobody Knows (Hirozaku Kore-eda, 2004)
2006 – We Shall Overcome Someday (Kazuyuki Izutsu, 2004)
2007 – Hula Girls (Sang-il Lee, 2006)
2008 – I Just Didn’t Do It (Masayuki Suo, 2006)
2009 – Departures (Yojiro Takita, 2008)

Kurosawa Akira

  • Judo Story (1943)
  • The Most Beautiful (1944)
  • The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
  • Judo Story II (1945)
  • Those Who Make Tomorrow (1946)
  • No Regrets for Our Youth (1946)
  • One Wonderful Sunday (1947)
  • Drunken Angel (1948)
  • The Quiet Duel (1949)
  • Stray Dog (1949)
  • Scandal (1950)
  • Rashomon (1950)
  • The Idiot (1951)
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Seven Samurai (1954)
  • I Live in Fear (1955)
  • Throne of Blood (1957)
  • The Lower Depths (1957)
  • The Hidden Fortress (1958)
  • The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • High and Low (1963)
  • Red Beard (1965)
  • Dodes'ka-den (1970)
  • Dersu uzala (1975)
  • Kagemusha (1980)
  • Ran (1985)
  • Dreams (1990)
  • Rhapsody in August (1991)
  • Madadayo (1993)




Ozu Yasujir┼Ź

Days of Youth (1929)  A Straightforward Boy (1929
Walk Cheerfully (1930)

I Flunked, But... (1930)
That Night's Wife (1930)
The Lady and the Beard (1931)
Tokyo Chorus (1931)
I Was Born, But... (1932)
Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth? (1932)
Woman of Tokyo (1933)
Dragnet Girl (1933)
Passing Fancy (1933)
A Mother Should Be Loved (1934)
A Story of Floating Weeds (1934)
Kagamijishi (1935)
An Inn in Tokyo (1935)
The Only Son (1936)
What Did the Lady Forget? (1937)
Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (1941)
There Was a Father (1942)
Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)
A Hen in the Wind (1948)
Late Spring (1949)
The Munekata Sisters (1950)
Early Summer (1951)
Flavour of Green Tea Over Rice (1952)
Tokyo Story (1953)
Early Spring (1956)
Tokyo Twilight (1957)
Equinox Flower (1958)
Good Morning (1959)
Floating Weeds (1959)
Late Autumn (1960)
The End of Summer (1961)
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)