20 Essential Films From The Japanese New Wave

The Japanese New Wave or ‘Nuberu Bagu’ was a film movement that occurred in Japan from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s and completely changed the way the world previously saw Japanese cinema. These are listed in reverse order as presented in the article here:

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Saw this in my TL and realized that many of these I still haven’t seen despite owning a few. Thought this would be another good set of films to tackle.

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Movies on 20 Essential Films From The Japanese New Wave List
RankTitleDirector(s)Year ReleasedWatchedViewed On
1A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu EraYuzo Kawashima1957NoN/A
2A Wife ConfessesYasuzô Masumura1961NoN/A
3God Speed You! Black EmperorMitsuo Yanagimachi1976NoN/A
4Punishment RoomKon Ichikawa1956NoN/A
5Woman in the DunesHiroshi Teshigahara1964NoN/A
6Branded to KillSeijun Suzuki1967Yes06/03/2014
7Intentions of MurderShōhei Imamura1964NoN/A
8Thirst for LoveKoreyoshi Kurahara1967NoN/A
9A Fugitive from the PastTomu Uchida1965NoN/A
10Crazed FruitKô Nakahira1956NoN/A