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In the realm of Oshima: the films of Japanese master Nagisa Oshima

Document author(s):
James Quandt
Document source:
Cinematheque Ontario/a division of Toronto International Film Festival Group
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
13
Source pagination:
27-39
Document name subject:
Nagisa Oshima
Document contains:
bibliography and production co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, and United States
Film language(s):
English, French, and Japanese
Film production company:
Antenne 2, Argos Films, Art Theatre Guild of Japan Co. Ltd., Asahi National Broadcasting Company, BAC Films, BS Asahi, Cineventure Productions London, Eisei Gekijo Co., Ltd., Greenwich Film Production S.A., Imagica Corp., Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co. Ltd., National Film Trustees, Oshima Productions, Palace Pictures, Recorded Picture Company, Shibata Organisation Incorporated, Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha, Sozosha, Studio Canal +, TV Asahi, Taiho, and Toei Company Ltd.
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Animation, Biographical, Comedy, Crime, Documentary, Drama, Erotic, Family, Feature, Historical, Juvenile delinquency, Martial arts, Melodrama, Romance, Short, Social problem, War, Women, and Youth
Film subject(s):
  • Abe, Sada, 1905- -- Biography -- Drama
  • Abused children -- Japan -- Drama
  • Accident victims -- Japan -- Drama
  • Adultery -- Japan -- Drama
  • African American soldiers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Amakusa, Shiro, 1621 or 2-1638 -- Drama
  • Amateur films -- Japan -- Drama
  • Apes -- Drama
  • Bestiality -- Drama
  • Boys -- Japan -- Drama
  • Boys -- Korea -- Drama
  • British -- Indonesia -- Java -- Drama
  • British -- Japan -- Drama
  • Brothers and sisters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Capital punishment -- Japan -- Drama
  • Child labor -- Korea -- Drama
  • Children -- Korea -- Drama
  • Chimpanzees -- Drama
  • Crime -- Japan -- Drama
  • Culture conflict -- Japan -- Drama
  • Diaries -- Korea -- Drama
  • Erotic songs -- Japan -- Drama
  • Executions and executioners -- Japan -- Drama
  • Extortion -- Japan -- Drama
  • Family life -- Japan -- Drama
  • Feudalism -- Japan -- Drama
  • Folk songs, Japanese -- Japan -- Drama
  • Gangs -- Japan -- Drama
  • Gangs -- Japan -- Osaka -- Drama
  • Ghosts -- Japan -- Drama
  • Hanging -- Japan -- Drama
  • High school students -- Japan -- Attitudes -- Drama
  • Homosexuality -- Japan -- Drama
  • Human-animal relationships -- France -- Drama
  • Husband and wife -- France -- Drama
  • Husband and wife -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ii, Yunbogi -- Film and video adaptations
  • Incest -- Japan -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- 1185-1600 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- 1941-1945 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- 1945- -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Attempted Mongol invasions, 1274-1281 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Kamakura period, 1185-1333 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Shimabara Uprising, 1637-1638 -- Drama
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- Drama
  • Japan -- Relations -- Great Britain -- Drama
  • Japan -- Relations -- Korea -- Drama
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945- -- Drama
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1960-1969 -- Drama
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • Justice, Administration of -- Japan -- Drama
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Japan -- Drama
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Japan -- Osaka -- Drama
  • Korea -- Relations -- Japan -- Drama
  • Korea -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • Koreans -- Japan -- Drama
  • Koreans -- Japan -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • Male friendship -- Japan -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Drama
  • Martial arts -- Japan -- Drama
  • Martyrs -- Japan -- Nagasaki-ken -- Drama
  • Mistaken identity -- Japan -- Drama
  • Money -- Japan -- Drama
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- Japan
  • Motion pictures -- Japan -- History
  • Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Japan
  • Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Japan -- Drama
  • Murder -- Investigation -- Japan -- Drama
  • Murder -- Japan -- Drama
  • Murderers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Nagasaki-ken (Japan) -- History -- Drama
  • Namura, Itoko -- Film and video adaptations
  • Ninja -- Japan -- Drama
  • Oe, Kenzaburo, 1935- -- Film and video adaptations
  • Okinawa Island (Japan) -- Relations -- Japan -- Drama
  • Osaka (Japan) -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • Oshima, Nagisa, 1932-
  • Parent and child -- Japan -- Drama
  • Persecution -- Japan -- Nagasaki-ken -- Drama
  • Pigeons -- Japan -- Drama
  • Political activists -- Japan -- Drama
  • Poor children -- Korea -- Drama
  • Prejudices -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prisoners of war -- Indonesia -- Java -- Drama
  • Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Biography -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Osaka -- Drama
  • Racism -- Japan -- Drama
  • Rape victims -- Japan -- Drama
  • Rapists -- Japan -- Drama
  • Samurai -- Japan -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Sex -- Japan -- Drama
  • Sex addiction -- Japan -- Drama
  • Sex crimes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Sex crimes -- Japan -- History -- Drama
  • Sex offenders -- Japan -- Drama
  • Shiba, Ryotaro, 1923- . Maegami no sozaburo -- Film and video adaptations
  • Shiba, Ryotaro, 1923- . Sanjogawara ranjin -- Film and video adaptations
  • Shiba, Ryotaro, 1923- . Shinsengumi keppuroku -- Film and video adaptations
  • Shinjuku-ku (Tokyo, Japan) -- Social life and customs -- Drama
  • Shirato, Sanpei, 1932- -- Film and video adaptations
  • Slums -- Japan -- Osaka -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • Social conflict -- Japan -- Drama
  • Student movements -- Japan -- Drama
  • Students -- Japan -- Drama
  • Suicidal behavior -- Japan -- Drama
  • Suicide -- Japan -- Drama
  • Suicide pacts -- Japan -- Drama
  • Suicide victims -- Japan -- Drama
  • Swindlers and swindling -- Japan -- Drama
  • Swordplay -- Japan -- Drama
  • Takeda, Taijun, 1912-1976. Hakuchu no torima -- Film and video adaptations
  • Teenagers -- Japan -- Attitudes -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- Japan -- Sexual behavior -- Drama
  • Thieves -- Japan -- Drama
  • Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Japan -- Drama
  • Van der Post, Laurens. Seed and the sower -- Film and video adaptations
  • Villages -- Japan -- Drama
  • Wealth -- Psychological aspects -- Japan -- Drama
  • Women -- Crimes against -- Japan -- Drama
  • Women murderers -- Japan -- Biography -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Indonesia -- Java -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Drama
  • Young men -- Japan -- Attitudes -- Drama
  • Young men -- Japan -- Drama
  • Young men -- Japan -- Sexual behavior -- Drama
  • Youth -- Japan -- Drama
  • Youth -- Japan -- Osaka -- Drama
  • Youth -- Japan -- Sexual behavior -- Drama
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