FILM DIRECTOR

Nagisa Oshima

1932 - 2013

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Nagisa Ōshima (大島 渚, Ōshima Nagisa, March 31, 1932 – January 15, 2013) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter. His films include In the Realm of the Senses (1976), a sexually explicit film set in 1930s Japan, and Merry Christmas, Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nagisa Oshima has received more than 323,894 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Nagisa Oshima is the 166th most popular film director (down from 159th in 2019), the 154th most popular biography from Japan (up from 157th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Japanese Film Director.

Nagisa Oshima is most famous for his controversial film "In the Realm of the Senses" which was banned in Japan.

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Nagisa Oshima ranks 166 out of 1,580Before him are Sergio Corbucci, Abel Gance, Nikita Mikhalkov, Robert Wise, Guy Ritchie, and Lewis Milestone. After him are Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Lev Kuleshov, Marco Ferreri, Robert Aldrich, Blake Edwards, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1932, Nagisa Oshima ranks 63Before him are V. S. Naipaul, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Peter Eisenman, Robert Mundell, and Khaled al-Asaad. After him are Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, David Scott, Sonny Liston, Hiroaki Sato, Algirdas Brazauskas, and Lalo Schifrin. Among people deceased in 2013, Nagisa Oshima ranks 47Before him are Boris Berezovsky, Ieng Sary, Bert Trautmann, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, and James M. Buchanan. After him are Jesús Franco, Jerome Karle, Tony Lip, Conrad Bain, Viktor Kulikov, and Chinua Achebe.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Nagisa Oshima ranks 154 out of 5,560Before him are Akira Kitaguchi (1935), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Akira Yoshizawa (1911), Emperor Momozono (1741), Tsukasa Hosaka (1937), and Akira Suzuki (1930). After him are Takashi Kasahara (1918), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Empress Meishō (1624), Yasuo Takamori (1934), Yozo Aoki (1929), and Eisaku Satō (1901).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Japan

Among film directors born in Japan, Nagisa Oshima ranks 7Before him are Hayao Miyazaki (1941), Akira Kurosawa (1910), Isao Takahata (1935), Yasujirō Ozu (1903), Takeshi Kitano (1947), and Kenji Mizoguchi (1898). After him are Masaki Kobayashi (1916), Shohei Imamura (1926), Franklin J. Schaffner (1920), Ishirō Honda (1911), Makoto Shinkai (1973), and Kon Ichikawa (1915).

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