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EAST+SOUTHEAST ASIA: Films from Japan, Korea, China, Mongolia and southeast Asia that I’ve seen (feature): ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Most-seen asian directors (asian films): 1º11 A.Kurosawa 2º9 K.Mizoguchi; Y.Ozu 4º8 M.Shinoda; M.Kobayashi; S.Terayama 7º7 N.Ōshima; 8º6 Wong Kar Wai 9º5 H.Teshigahara; Tsai Ming Liang; K.Ichikawa 11º4 A.Jissôji; S.Imamura; K.Shindô; S.Tsukamoto; Y.Zhang, H.H.Hou, C.W.Park; S.Suzuki; S.Aoyama; E.Yang; Y.Yoshida ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . (168) Japan; (7) South Korea; (51) China; (1) Mongolia ; (3) Thai ; (1) Filipino; (2) cambodge-khmer . : : 04 AOYAMA, Shinji:… Read more

EAST+SOUTHEAST ASIA: Films from Japan, Korea, China, Mongolia and southeast Asia that I’ve seen (feature):
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Most-seen asian directors (asian films):
11 A.Kurosawa
9 K.Mizoguchi; Y.Ozu
8 M.Shinoda; M.Kobayashi; S.Terayama
7 N.Ōshima;
6 Wong Kar Wai
5 H.Teshigahara; Tsai Ming Liang; K.Ichikawa
11º4 A.Jissôji; S.Imamura; K.Shindô; S.Tsukamoto; Y.Zhang, H.H.Hou, C.W.Park; S.Suzuki; S.Aoyama; E.Yang; Y.Yoshida
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(168) Japan; (7) South Korea; (51) China; (1) Mongolia ; (3) Thai ; (1) Filipino; (2) cambodge-khmer
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04 AOYAMA, Shinji: (‘96-Helpless/ ’97-An obsession; Tsumetai chi/ ’’00-Eureka/ ‘’07-Sad vacation; Saddo Vakeishon)
~01 ARATO,Genjiro: (’‘10-The fallen ange; Ningen Shikkaku¹)
~02 FUJITA, Toshiya: (‘73-Lady Snowblood 1; Shurayukihime¹ /// ’74-Lady Snowblood 2; Shura-yuki-hime: Urami Renga¹)
~01 FUKASAKU: (‘’00-Royal battle; Batoru Rowaiaru¹)
~01 FURUHATA: (’85-Demon/ Yasha¹)
~01 GOSHA, Hideo: (’65-Sword of the beast; Kedamono no Ken¹)
~01 GOSHO, Heinosuke: (‘65-An innocent witch; Osorezan no Onna¹)
~01 HANI, Susumu: (‘68-Nanami The Inferno of First Love; Hatsukoi Jigoku-hen¹)
~01 HARA, Kazuo: (’74-Extreme Private Eros; Gokushiteki erosu Renka¹)
~(05)06 ICHIKAWA, Kon: (’56-The Burmese harp; Biruma no tategoto¹/// /// ‘58-Conflagration; Enjô¹/// ’59-Fires on the plain; Nobi¹/// ’61-Ten Dark Women; kuroi junin no onna¹/// ’76-The Inugami family; Inugami-ke no ichizoku¹) (((’46-A girl at Dojo temple; Musume Dôjôji¹)))
~01 IKEDA, Toshiharu: (‘84-Mermaid legend; Ningyo densetsu¹)
~04 IMAMURA, S.: (’61-Pigs and battleships; Buta to Gunkan¹/// ‘64-Intentions of murder; Akai Satsuii¹/// ‘79-Vengeance is mine; Fukushu Suruwa Wareniari¹/// ’83-The ballad of Narayama; Narayama bushikō¹)
~01 INOUE, Umetsugu: (’62-Black lizard; Kurotokage¹)
~01 ISHII, Katsuhito: (‘’04-The taste of the tea; Cha no Aji¹)
~01 ITAMI, Jûzô: (’96-Supermarket Woman; Sûpâ no onna¹)
~01 ITO, Shunya: (‘72-Female Convict Scorpion Jailhouse 41; Joshuu sasoriDai-41 zakkyo-bô¹)
~(((23))) ITO, Takashi¹: (((’81-Spacy/ ‘82-Box/ ’83-Screw/ ’82-Thunder/ ’83-Drill/ ’84-Ghost/ ’85-Grim/ ’86-Photodiary/ ’87-Wall/ ’87-Photodiary 87/ ’88-Devils circuit/ ’89-The mummys dream/ ’90-Venus/ ’93-December hidandgoseek/ ’94-The moon/ ’95-Zone/ ’97-Apparatus M/ ’97-Monochrome head/ ’’01-Dizziness/ ‘’01-Double/ ’’02-A silent day/ ‘’06-Unbalance/ ’’09-Dead dance)))
~04 JISSOJI, Akio: (‘70-This transient life; Mujo/// ’71-Mandara/// ’72-Poema; Uta/// ’93-A watcher in the attic; Yaneura No Sanposha)
~03 KAWASE, Naomi: (’97-Moe no Suzaku/// ‘’03- Letter from a yellow cherry blossom; Tsuioku no Dansu/// ’’07-The mourning forest; Mogari no Mori)
~03 KINOSHITA, Keisuke: (‘54-Twenty four eyes; Nijûshi no Hitomi/// ‘58-Ballad of Narayama; Narayama Bushiko/// ’60-The river Fuefuki; Fuefukigawa)
~02 KINUGASA: (’26-A page of madness; Kurutta ippêji/// ’53-Gate of hell; Jigokumon)
~02 KITANO: (‘’08-Achilles and the tortoise;Akiresu to Kame¹ /// ’’10-Outrage; Autoreiji)
~08 KOBAYASHI, Masaki: (’56-The thick-walled room; Kabe Atsuki Heya/// ‘56-I will buy you; Anata Kaimasu/// ’59-The Human Condition 1 No Greater Love; Ningen no Jôken 1/// ’59-The human condition 2 Road to Eternity; Ningen no Jôken 2/// ’61-The human condition 3 A Soldier’s Prayer; Ningen no Jôken 3/// ‘62-Harakiri; seppuku/// ’62-The Inheritance; Karami-Ai/// ‘65-Kwaidan)
~01 KOREEDA, Hirokazu: (‘95-Maborosi, a Luz da Ilusão; Maboroshi no hikari)
~02 KURAHARA, Koreyoshi: (’57- I am waiting; Ore wa matteru ze/// ‘60-Intimidation; Aru Kyouhaku/// ’64-Black sun; Kuroi taiyô)
~02 KUROKI, Kazuo: (’66-Silence has no wings; Tobenai Chinmoku/// ’90-Ronin-gai; Rônin-gai)
~11 KUROSAWA, Akira: (‘48-Drunken angel; Yoidore tenshi¹/// ’50-Rashomon¹/// ’54-Seven samurai/// ’57-Throne of blood;Kumonosu Jô/// ’61-Yojimbo/// ’62-Sanjuro; Tsubaki Sanjûrô/// ’63-High and low; Tengoku To Jigoku/// ’70-Dodeskaden/// ’80-Kagemusha/// ’85-Ran///’90-Dreams; Yumi)
~02 KUROSAWA, Kiyoshi: (’97-Cure; Kyua/// ‘’15- Journey to the shore; Kishibe no tabi)
~03 MASUMURA, Yasuzo: (’60-Afraid to die; Karakkaze Yarô/// ‘69-Blind beast; Mōjū/// ’78-Double suicide at Sonezaki ; Sonezaki Shinjū)
~01 MATSUI, Y.: (’88-Noisy requiem; Tsuitô No Zawamek)
~(03)10 MATSUMOTO, Toshio: (‘69-Funeral parade of roses; Bara no sôretsu /// ’71-Pandemonium; Shura/// ’88-Dogra magra) lll short: (((‘61-The Weavers of Nishijin/// ’71-Metastasis/// ’75-Atman/// ’75-Phantom /// ’75-Everyting visible is empty/// ’79-White Hole/// ’82-Shift)))
~02 MIIKE, Takashi: (’99-Audition; Ôdishon/// ‘’01-Ichi The killer; Koroshiya Ichi)
~01 MISHIMA, Yukiko: (’‘12-Bread of happiness; Shiawase no Pan)
~01 MISHIMA, Yukio: ((’66-Patriotism; Yûkoku))
~01 MISUMI: (’72-Lone wolf and cub Sword of vengeance; Kozure ôkami: Ko wo kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru)
~09 MIZOGUCHI, Kenji: (‘36-Sisters of the Gion; Gion no Shimai¹/// ’39-The story of the last chrysanthemum; Zangiku Monogatari¹/// ’51-Miss Oyu; Oyū-sama¹///’52-The life of Oharu; Saikaku Ichidai Onna¹/// ‘53-Ugetsu; Ugetsu Monogatari¹/// ‘54-The crucified lovers; Chikamatsu Monogatari¹/// ’54-Sansho the baillif; Sanshō Dayū¹/// ’55-Princess Yang Kwei Fei; Yôkihi¹/// ’56-Rua da vergonha; Street of shame; Akasen Chitai¹)
~01 NAKAGAWA, Nobuo: (’58-Black cat mansion; Bôrei kaibyô yashiki¹)
~01 NAKASHIMA, Tetsuya: (‘98-Beautiful sunday¹)
~02 NARUSE: (’55-Floating clouds; Ukigumo¹/// ’60-When a woman ascends the stairs; Onna ga Kaidan wo agaru toki¹)
~03 ÔBAYASHI: (‘66-Émotion; Emotion densetsu no gogo – itsukamita Dracula¹/// ‘77-Hausu¹/// ’83-The Little Girl Who Conquered Time; The girl who leapt through time; Toki o Kakeru Shôjo¹)
~01 OGURI, Kôhei: (’81-Muddy river; Doro no kawa¹)
~02 OKAMOTO: (’66-The sword of doom; Dai-bosatsu tôge¹/// ‘68- Kill!; Kiru¹)
~01 OSHII, Mamoru: (‘85-Angels egg; Tenshi no Tamago¹)
~(07)10 ŌSHIMA, Nagisa: (’59-A town of love and hope; Ai to kibo no machi¹/// ‘60-Cruel story of youth; Seishun zankoku monogatari¹/// ’60-The sun’s burial; Taiyo no Hakaba¹/// ’68-Death by hanging; Koshikei¹/// ‘69-Boy; Shonen¹/// ’70-The Man Who Left His Will on Film; Tokyo senso sengo hiwa¹/// ’71-The ceremony; Gishiki¹) (((’59-
Tomorrow’s Sun; Asu no taiyô / ‘63-The Forgotten Imperial Army; Wasurerareta Kogun / ’64-Watashi-wa beretto)))
~01 OTOMO: (‘88-Akira¹)
~09 OZU, Yasujirô: (’30-I flunked, but; Rakudai Wa Shita Keredo¹/// ‘36-The only son; Hitori Musuko¹///’37-What did the lady forget?; Shukujo wa nani o wasureta ka¹/// ‘41-There was a father; Chichi Ariki¹ /// ’47-Record of a tenement gentleman; Nagaya shinshiroku¹/// ’53-Tokyo story; Tôkyô monogatari¹/// ’58-Equinox flower; Higanbana¹/// ’59-Ohayo¹/// ’62-An autumn afternoon; Sanma no aji¹)
~01 SEKIGUCHI: (’‘04-Survive Style 5+¹)
~01 SHIMIZU: (’36-Mr.Thankyou; Arigato-san¹)
~04 SHINDÔ, Kaneto: (‘52-Children of Hiroshima; Genbaku no Ko¹/// ’60-The naked island; Hadaka no Shima¹/// ’64-Onibaba¹/// ’68-Kuroneko¹)
~08 SHINODA, Masahiro: (’64-Assassination; Ansatsu¹/// ’64-Pale flower; Kawaita Hana¹/// ‘65-Samurai Spy; Ibun Sarutobi Sasuke¹// ’65-With beauty and sadness; Utsukushisa to kanashimi to¹/// ‘70-Double suicide;Shinjû: Ten no amijima¹///’74-Himiko¹ ///‘75-Unther the blossoming cherry tree;Sakura no mori no mankai no shita¹///’77-Ballad of Orin;Hanare Goze Orin¹)
~02 SONO: (‘’10-Cold fish;Tsumetai nettaigyo¹ /// ’’12-Himizu¹)
~04 SUZUKI, Seijun: (’60-Everything Goes Wrong; Subete ga kurutteru¹/// ‘66-Tokyo drifter¹/// ’67-Branded to kill¹/// ‘77-A tale of sorrow and sadness; Hishu monogatari¹)
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~01 TAKABAYASHI, Yoichi : (’76-Temple of the golden pavillion; Kinkakuji¹)
~03 TANAKA, Noboru: (‘74-Secret Chronicle She Beast Market; Shikijô mesu ichiba¹/// ’75-A woman called Sada Abe; Jitsuroku Abe Sada¹/// ’76-The watcher in the attic; Edogawa Ranpo ryôki-kan Yaneura no sanposha¹)
~(08)19 TERAYAMA: (’70-Emperor tomato ketchup¹/// ’71-Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets; Sho o Suteyo Machi e Deyou¹/// ‘74-Pastoral¹/// ‘77-The boxer; Bokusa¹/// ’81-Fruits of Passion; Les fruits de la passion; Shanhai Ijin Shōkan¹’^/// ‘83-The Hunchback of Aomori; Aomori ken no semushi otoko¹/// ’84-Farewell to the ark; Saraba hakobune¹) ((’79-83-Grass Labyrinth; Kusa meikyū¹)) lll short (‘64-A Ori/ ’71-The war of jankenpo/ ’74-Butterfly Dress Pledge ;Chôfuku-ki/ ’74-Laura/ ’74-Movie guide for young people; Seishonen no tame no eiga nyumon/ ’75-A tale of smallpox; Conte de la variole; Hoso tan/ ’75-Trial; Der prozess; Shimpan/ ’75-Labyrinth tale; MeiguTan / ’77-Les chants de Maldoror; Marudororu no uta/ ’77-Kage no Eiga nitto onna/ ’77-The reading machine; Shokenki)
~05 TESHIGAHARA, Hiroshi: (’62-Pitfall; Otoshiana¹/// ‘64-Woman in the dunes; Suna no Onna¹/// ’66-The face of another; Tanin no Kao¹ /// ’68-The ruined map; Moetsukita Chizu¹/// ‘84-Antonio Gaudi¹)
~01 TOYODA, Shirô: (’69-Portrait of hell; Jigokuhen¹)
~04 TSUKAMOTO, Shinya: (‘89-Tetsuo the iron man¹/// ’92-Tesuo II body hammer¹///’98-Bullet ballet¹/// ‘’09-Tetsuo the bullet man¹)
~04 YOSHIDA, Yoshishige: (’60-Good-for-nothing; Rokudenashi/// ‘66-Woman of the Lake; Onna no mizûmi/// ’69-Eros plus massacre; Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu/// ’70-Heroic purgatory; Rengoku Eroica)
~01 YAMADA, Yôji: (’91-My sons; Musuko¹)
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~01 HONG Sang-Soo: (’’02-On the occasion of remembering the Turning Gate; Saenghwalui balgyeon²)
~02 KIM Ki-Duk: (’‘04-3iron;Bin-jip² /// ’’07-Breath; Soo
01 CHAN, Peter: (’96-Comrades; Tian mi mi³)m²)
~(04)05 PARK, Chan-Wook: (’‘02-Sympathy for mr vengeance;Boksuneun naui geot² /// ’’03-Oldboy² /// ‘’05-Lady vengeance; Chinjeolhan geumjassi² /// ’’06-I’m a Cyborg but That’s OK; Saibogeujiman Gwaenchanha²) {‘’13-Stoker^}

~(((01))) BONG Joon-ho: (((‘94-Incoherence²)))
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~(01)02 ANG LEE: (‘’00-Crouching tiger, hidden dragon;Wo Hu Cang Long) {’‘05-Brokeback Mountain^}
~01 BRUCE LEE + CLOUSE: (’73-‘78-Game of Death)
~01 CHAN Fruit: (’97-Made in Hong Kong; Xiang Gang zhi zao)
~01 CHAN, Peter: (‘96-Comrades; Tian mi mi)
~01 CHANG Cheh: (’68-Golden Swallow; Jin yan zi)
~02 CHEN Kaige: (‘84-Yellow earth; Huang tu di/// ’93-Farewell my concubine; Ba Wang Bie Ji)
~01 CHOR Yuen [Cheung Po-kin]: (’72-Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan; Ai nu)
~01 HE Jianjun: (‘95-Postman; Youchai)
~04 HOU Hsiao-Hsien: (’93-The puppetmaster; Hsimeng Jensheng/// ‘95-Good men Good women; Hao Nan Hao Nu/// 1996-Goodbye South Goodbye; Nan Guo Zai Jian, Nan Guo/// 1998-Flowers of Shanghai; Hai Shang Hua) * taiwan
~02 HU King: (’71-A touch of zen; Xiá Nǚ/// ‘79-Raining in the mountain; Kong shan ling yu) * taiwan
~01 HUI Michael: (’76-The private eyes)
~02 HUNG Sammo: (‘87-Eastern condors; Dung fong tuk ying) /// ’89-Pedicab driver; Qun long xi feng)
~03 JIA Zhang-ke: (‘97-‘99-Xiao Wu Pickpocket/// ‘’00-Platform; Zhantai/// ’’04-The world; Shijie)
~01 KWAN, Stanley: (‘87-Rouge; Yan zhi kou)
~01 LAM Ngai Kai [ a.k.a. Nam Lai Choi, Nam Nai Choi, Simon Nam]: (’91-Story of Ricky; Riki-Oh)
~01 LI Han-Hsiang: (‘63-The Love Eterne; Liang Shan Bo yu Zhu Ying Tai)
~01 SUNG Tsun-Shou: (’74-Ghost of the Mirror; Gu jing you hun³) * taiwan /hongkong
~01 TAM, Patrick: (‘82-Nomad; Lie huo qing chun)
~01 TIAN Zhuangzhuang: (’86-The horse thief; Dao ma zei)
~05 TSAI Ming-Liang: (‘92-Rebels of the neon god; Qing Shao Nian Nuo Zha³/// ’94-Vive LAmour; Ai qing wan sui/// ’97-The river; He liu/// ’98-The hole; Dong/// ’‘13-Stray dogs; Jiao You) * Taiwanese-Malaysian
~03 TSUI Hark: (’80-Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind; Di yi lei xing wei xian/// ‘86-Peking opera blues; Do Ma Daan/// ’93-Green snake; Ching Se) * vietn./hongkong
~01 XIE Jin: (’65-Two Stage Sisters; Wutai jiemei)
~(06)07 WONG Kar-Wai: (‘88-As tears go by; Wong gok ka moon/// ’90-Days of being wild; A Fei Jingjyuhn/// ’94-Chungking Express/// ’95-Fallen angels; Duo Luo Tian Shi/// ’97-Happy together; Chun Gwong Cha Sit/// ’’00-In the mood for love; Fa Yeung Nin Wa) {’’07-My blueberry nights^}
~01 WU + WEI: (‘71-The big boss;Tang Shan da Xiong)
~04 YANG, Edward [Yáng Déchāng]: (‘83-That Day, on the Beach; Hai Tan De Yi Tian/// ’85-Taipei story; Qing mei zhu ma/// ’91-A Brighter Summer Day; Gu Ling Jie Shao Nian Sha Ren Shi Jian/// ’’00-A one and a two; Yi Yi) * Taiwan
~04 ZHANG Yimou: (‘91-Raise the red lantern; Da Hong Deng Long Gao Gao Gua/// ’94-To live; Huozhe³/// ’99-Not one less; Yi Ge Dou Bu Neng Shao/// ’’04-House of flying daggers; Shi Mian Mai Fu)
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~01 BROSENS: (’98-State of dogs; Нохойн орон⁵)
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~03 WEERASETHAKUL: (’‘04-Tropical malady; Sud pralad⁴/// ’‘10-Uncle Boonmee who can recall his past lives; Lung Boonmee Raluek Chat⁴/// ’’15-Cemetery of splendour; Rak Ti Khon Kaen⁴)
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~01 DIAZ, Lav: ((‘’09-Butterflies Have No Memorie; Walang alaala ang mga paru-paro⁶))
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~02 PANH, Rithy: (’94-Rice People; Neak sre⁴/// ’96-Bophana⁴^)
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~(01)05 GREENAWAY: (‘96-The pillow book^’¹’³) {’82-The draughtsman’s contract^/// ‘87-The Belly of an Architect^/// ’88-Drowning by numbers^/// ’93-The Baby of Mâcon^} * brit. dir.
~(03)24 SOKUROV:( ‘96-Oriental elegy; Восточная элегия¹’ ˘/// ‘99-Dolce…¹’˘/// ’’05-The sun; Сóлнце¹’^) { (’78-‘87-Одинокий голос человека^ / ’83-‘87-Скорбное бесчувствие^/ ‘87-’87-Московская элегия^/‘88-Дни затмения^ /’90-Круг второй^/ ’92-Камень^/ ‘92-Элегия из России …этюды для сна^/ ’94-Тихие страницы^/ ’97-Смиренная жизнь^/ ’97- Мать и сын^/ ’‘01-Телец^ / ’’01-Элегия дороги^ / ‘’02-Русский ковчег^/ ‘’03-Отец и сын^/ ‘’07- Александра^/ ’’11-Faust^/// ’’10-Нам нужно счастье^/// ‘’15-Francofonia^} lll short {{{’95-Солдатский сон^/ ‘96-Робер. Счастливая жизнь^}}} russian dir.
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ºsilent; ^not asian lang.; ¹japanese; ²korean; ³China; ⁴thai or cambodge-khmer; ⁵mongol; ⁶Filipino

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