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Japanese Film Noir

by gamall
A Diary Of Chuji’s Travels (Chuji tabi nikki, 1927) Daisuke Ito Jirokichi The Rat (Oatsurae Jirokichi Goshi, 1931) Daisuke Ito Police Officer (Keisatsukan, 1933) Tomu Uchida Dragnet Girl (Hijosen no onna, 1933) Yasujiro Ozu Stray Dog (Nora Inu, 1949) Akira Kurosawa I Saw the Killer (Kyatsu o nigasu na, 1956) Hideo Suzuki Stake Out (Harikomi, 1957) Yoshitaro Nomura Endless Desire (Hateshinaki yokubo, 1958) Shohei Imamura Afraid to die (Karakkaze yarô, 1960) Yasuzo Masumura The Sun’s Burial (Taiyo No Hakaba, 1960) Nagisa Oshima The Last Gunfight (Ankokugai no Taiketsu,1960) Kihachi Okamoto Greed in Broad Daylight (Hakuchuu no… Read more

A Diary Of Chuji’s Travels (Chuji tabi nikki, 1927) Daisuke Ito
Jirokichi The Rat (Oatsurae Jirokichi Goshi, 1931) Daisuke Ito
Police Officer (Keisatsukan, 1933) Tomu Uchida
Dragnet Girl (Hijosen no onna, 1933) Yasujiro Ozu
Stray Dog (Nora Inu, 1949) Akira Kurosawa
I Saw the Killer (Kyatsu o nigasu na, 1956) Hideo Suzuki
Stake Out (Harikomi, 1957) Yoshitaro Nomura
Endless Desire (Hateshinaki yokubo, 1958) Shohei Imamura
Afraid to die (Karakkaze yarô, 1960) Yasuzo Masumura
The Sun’s Burial (Taiyo No Hakaba, 1960) Nagisa Oshima
The Last Gunfight (Ankokugai no Taiketsu,1960) Kihachi Okamoto
Greed in Broad Daylight (Hakuchuu no Buraikan, 1961) Kinji Fukasaku
Pigs And Battleships (Buta to gunkan, 1961) Shohei Imamura
Zero Focus (Zero no shoten, 1961) Yoshitaro Nomura
High and Low (Tengoku To Jigoku, 1963) Akira Kurosawa
Theater Of Life: Hishakaku (Jinsei Gekijo – Hishakaku, 1963) Tadashi Sawashima
Youth of the Beast (Yaju no seishun, 1963) Seijun Suzuki
Pale Flower (Kawaita Hana, 1964) Masahiro Shinoda
Abashiri Prison / Man from Abashiri jail (Abashiri bangaichi, 1965) Teruo Ishii
Brutal Tales of Chivalry (Showa Zankyoden, 1965) Kiyoshi Saeki
The 893 Gang (893 Gurentai, 1966) Sadao Nakajima
A Colt Is My Passport (Koruto wa Ore no Pasupoto,1967) Takashi Nomura
Big Time Gambling Boss (Bakuchi-uchi: Socho Tobaku, 1968) Kosaku Yamashita
Man Without a Map / Ruined Map (Moetsukita chizu, 1968) Hiroshi Teshigawara
I, The Executioner (Minagoroshi no reika, 1968) Tai Kato
Shinjuku Mad (Shinjuku Maddo, 1970) Koji Wakamatsu
Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter (Nora-neko rokku: Sekkusu Hanta, 1970) Yasuharu Hasebe
Cherry Blossom Fire Gang (Junko intai kinen eiga: Kantô hizakura ikka, 1972) Masahiro Makino
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (Joshuu 701-Go: sasori, 1972) Shunya Ito
Battles Without Honor and Humanity (Jingi naki tatakai, 1973) Kinji Fukasaku
Graveyard Of Honor (Jingi no hakaba, 1975) Kinji Fukasaku
The Inugami Family (Inugamike No Ichizoku, 1976) Kon Ichikawa
The Man Who Stole the Sun (Taiyo wo nusunda otoko, 1979) Kazuhiko Hasegawa
The Beast to Die (Yaju Shisubeshi, 1980) Toru Murakawa
The Yakuza Wives (Gokudo no onna-tachi, 1986) Hideo Gosha
Violent Cop (Sono otoko kyobo ni tsuki, 1987) Takeshi Kitano
The Most Terrible Time In My Life (Waga jinsei saiaku no toki,1993) Kaizo Hayashi
Gonin (Gonin, 1995) Takashi Ishii
Onibi – The Fire Within (Onibi, 1995) Rokuro Mochizuki
Rainy Dog (Gokudo Kuroshakai, 1997) Takashi Miike
Bullet Ballet (Baretto Baree, 1998) Shinya Tsukamoto
Serpent’s Path (Hebi no michi, 1998) Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Jubaku: Spellbound (Kinyû fushoku rettô, 1999) Masato Harada

This list is the complete list of films shown as the San Sebastian Film Festival in 2008
http://www.sansebastianfestival.com/in/seccion.php?ano=2008&ap=4&id=972&ck=5617

I’m going to start with these films (many not on MUBI yet) and also add others over time -

few years later came back – added more but still quite a few not on Mubi,,,

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