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EXPLORE JAPANESE CINEMA

by Zeppo
Japanese Cinema The cinema of Japan has a history that spans more than 100 years. Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world – as of 2010 the fourth largest by number of feature films produced. In 2011 Japan produced 411 feature films that earned 54.9% of a box office total of US$2.338 billion. Movies have been produced in Japan since 1897, when the first foreign cameramen arrived. In a ranking of the best films produced in Asia by Sight & Sound, Japan made up eight of the top twelve, with Tokyo Story ranked number one. Japan has won the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film four times, again more than… Read more

Japanese Cinema

The cinema of Japan has a history that spans more than 100 years. Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world – as of 2010 the fourth largest by number of feature films produced. In 2011 Japan produced 411 feature films that earned 54.9% of a box office total of US$2.338 billion. Movies have been produced in Japan since 1897, when the first foreign cameramen arrived. In a ranking of the best films produced in Asia by Sight & Sound, Japan made up eight of the top twelve, with Tokyo Story ranked number one. Japan has won the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film four times, again more than any other country in Asia.

- Wikipedia

1) Pale Flower (1964)

2) Woman of the Lake (1966)

3) Blind Beast (1969)

4) Zigeunerweisen (1980)

5) Floating Clouds (1955)

6) Affair in the Snow (1968)

7) A Fugitive from the Past (1965)

8) The Embryo Hunts in Secret (1966)

9) The Face of Another (1966)

10) High and Low (1963)

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