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Japanese documentaries

by Frank
Lessons from a calf (1991, Koreeda) Yasukuni (2007, Li) Films The Japanese Expedition to the South Pole (1910) Fighting Soldiers (1939, Kamei) Snow Country (1939, Ishimoto) Children in the Classroom (1954, Hani) Children Who Draw (1955, Hani) The Naked Island (1960, Shindo) Bad Boys (1961, Hani) On the Road (1964, Tsuchimoto) Tokyo Olympiad (1965, Ichikawa) A Sea of Youth (1966, Ogawa) The Oppressed Students (1967, Ogawa) A Man Vanishes (1967, Imamura) Summer in Narita (1968, Ogawa) Okinawa Retto Higashi(1969, Higashi) Paruchizan Senshi (1969, Tsuchimoto) Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotachi yo (1971, Tahara & Shimizu) Narita: The Peasants… Read more


Lessons from a calf (1991, Koreeda)


Yasukuni (2007, Li)

Films
The Japanese Expedition to the South Pole (1910)
Fighting Soldiers (1939, Kamei)
Snow Country (1939, Ishimoto)
Children in the Classroom (1954, Hani)
Children Who Draw (1955, Hani)
The Naked Island (1960, Shindo)
Bad Boys (1961, Hani)
On the Road (1964, Tsuchimoto)
Tokyo Olympiad (1965, Ichikawa)
A Sea of Youth (1966, Ogawa)
The Oppressed Students (1967, Ogawa)
A Man Vanishes (1967, Imamura)
Summer in Narita (1968, Ogawa)
Okinawa Retto Higashi(1969, Higashi)
Paruchizan Senshi (1969, Tsuchimoto)
Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotachi yo (1971, Tahara & Shimizu)
Narita: The Peasants of the Second Fortress (1971, Ogawa)
Goodbye CP
Minamata: The Victims and their World (1972, Tsuchimoto)
Sayonara CP (1972, Hara)
Narita: Heta Village (1973, Ogawa)
Extreme Private Eros: Love Song (1974, Hara)
Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975, Shindo)
God Speed You! Black Emperor (1976, Yanagimachi)
A Visit to Ogawa Productions (1981, Oshige)
A Japanese Village – Furuyashikimura (1982, Ogawa)
I Lived, But… (1983, Inoue)
Tokyo Trial (1983, Kobayashi)
Antonio Gaudi (1984, Teshigahara)
Chihoseirojin no sekai (1986, Haneda)
Magino Village: A Tale (1987, Ogawa)
Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On (1987, Hara)
Higata no aru umi; Isahaya-Wan (1988, Iwanaga)
However… (1991, Koreeda)
Lessons from a Calf (1991, Koreeda)
Kyoto, my Mother’s Place (1991, Oshima)
Embracing (1992, Kawase)
Katatsumori (1994, Kawase)
A Dedicated Life (1994, Hara)
100 years of Japanese Cinema (1994, Oshima)
Okumiomotte II: After the Dam (1995, Himeda)
Without Memory (1996, Koreeda)
Sun on the Horizon (1996, Kawase)
The Weald (1997, Kawase)
A (1998, Mori)
The New God (1999, Tsuchiya)
Red Persimmons (2001, Ogawa, Xiaolian)
A2 (2001, Mori)
Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth (2001, Kawase)
Letters From A Yellow Cherry Blossom (2003, Kawase)
Into the Picture Scrolls: The Tale of Yamanaka Tokiwa (2004, Haneda)
Dear Pyongyang (2005, Yang)
Tarachime (2006, Kawase)
Wings of Defeat (2007, Morimoto)
Campaign (2007, Soda)
Yasukuni (2007, Li)
Genpin (2010, Kawase)

Books
Japanese Documentary film, The Meiji Era through Hiroshima (Abe Mark Nornes)
Forest of Pressure: Ogawa Shinsuke and Postwar Japanese Documentary (Abe Mark Nornes)
A Hundred Years of Japanese Film (Donald Richie)

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