Must See Japanese Films

A Listmania! list by Dr. "Viktor Vaughn" (UK)
 
Ugetsu Monogatari / Oyu-Sama [Masters Of Cinema] [1951] [DVD]
1.  Ugetsu Monogatari / Oyu-Sama [Masters Of Cinema] [1951] [DVD] DVD ~ Kinuyo Tanaka
The list author says:
  "My favourite Mizoguchi film"
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Woman Of The Dunes [1964] [DVD]
2.  Woman Of The Dunes [1964] [DVD] DVD ~ Hiroshi Teshigahara
The list author says:
  "A film of an ethereal quality"
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Ikiru [DVD]
3.  Ikiru [DVD] DVD ~ Takashi Shimura
The list author says:
  "A man who refused to be a cog in the machine"
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Throne Of Blood [1957] [DVD]
4.  Throne Of Blood [1957] [DVD] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "While this doesnt have my favourite Mifune performance, the story and the mood is sublime"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Late Spring / The Only Son (DVD + Blu-ray)
5.  Late Spring / The Only Son (DVD + Blu-ray) DVD ~ Chishu Ryu
The list author says:
  "For a man who never married or had children, Ozu has a profound understanding of  the family and the transitions of life"
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The Life Of Oharu [DVD]
6.  The Life Of Oharu [DVD] DVD ~ Kinuyo Tanaka
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece of the tendency films"
£49.99   Used & New from: £13.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Sansho Dayu/Gion Bayashi [Masters of Cinema] [1953] [1954] [DVD]
7.  Sansho Dayu/Gion Bayashi [Masters of Cinema] [1953] [1954] [DVD] DVD ~ Kinuyo Tanaka
The list author says:
  "A beautiful and emotive story"
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Tokyo Story / Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (DVD + Blu-ray) [1953]
8.  Tokyo Story / Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family (DVD + Blu-ray) [1953] DVD ~ Chishu Ryu
The list author says:
  "Another of Ozu's delicate and poignant exploration of familial relations and life transitions"
£9.51   Used & New from: £7.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Rashomon [1950] [Special Edition] [DVD]
9.  Rashomon [1950] [Special Edition] [DVD] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "An exposition of the subjectivity of memmory"
£10.00   Used & New from: £8.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Floating Weeds [1959] [DVD]
10.  Floating Weeds [1959] [DVD] DVD ~ Ganjiro Nakamura
The list author says:
  "A film that will leave you moved"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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