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Japanese Film Directors

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Eureka
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Battles without Honour and Humanity
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An Inn at Osaka
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Nanami: The Inferno of First Love
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The Pornographers
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A Diary of Chuji's Travels
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Love Letter
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The Sun Legend of the End of the Tokugawa Era
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Twenty Four Eyes
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The Human Condition
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Maborosi
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Sandakan 8
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Seven Samurai
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My Neighbour Totoro
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Sansho the Bailiff
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Crazed Fruit
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Floating Clouds
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Angel's Egg
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In the Realm of the Senses
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Akira
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Late Spring
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Our Neighbour Miss Yae
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Ornamental Hairpin
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Onibaba
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With Beauty and Sadness
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Love Exposure
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Throw away your Books, Rally in the Streets
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Recommended reading:

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors (Alex Jacoby)- an excellent book, but leaves out animation directors
Japanese Film Directors (Audie Bock)- an older in-depth selection of 12 directors

The Best:

Mizoguchi
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Gosho
Imamura
Kobayashi
Kurosawa (Akira)
Miyazaki
Naruse
Ozu
Shimizu
Yamanaka
Yoshida

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