Nagisa OSHIMA

大島渚

Nagisa OSHIMA (1932 – 2013) studied political history at the University of Kyoto. He then became a film critic and later editor-in-chief of a film magazine, before learning his craft as an assistant director at Shochiku Studios. With his own production company Sozosha, he created pioneering films in the field of Japanese New Wave cinema, making his international breakthrough with IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES (AI NO CORRIDA) in 1976.

Films shown at Nippon Connection

Band Of Ninja, Japan 1967 (Director) NC14
Band Of Ninja, Japan 1967 (Script) NC14
Diary Of A Shinjuku Thief, Japan 1969 (Director) NC20
Diary Of A Shinjuku Thief, Japan 1969 (Script) NC20