Japanese New Wave Project

These are all films in the Japanese New Wave Filmography of David Desser's book Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave".

When I've completed 100% viewing I will turn this into a ranked list.

Current progress: 98/122

Also check out my French New Wave Project [FINISHED and RANKED].

And don't forget my Czechoslovak New Wave Project.

Missing on Letterboxd:
Iwayama ni tetsuto ga dekita (1972) The Building of Iwayama Tower, Shinsuke Ogawa
Paruchizan Zenchi (1969) Pre-history of the Partisan Party, Noriaki Tsuchimoto
Gennin hokukusho (1967) Report from Hanedan, Shinsuke Ogawa
Akanegumo (1967) Clouds at Sunset, Masahiro Shinoda
Andes no hanayome (1966) Bride of the Andes, Susumu Hani
Kanojo dake ga shitte iru (1960) Only She Knows, Osamu Takahashi

  • MacArthur's Children
  • The Ballad of Narayama
  • A Japanese Village
  • Why Not?
  • Demon Pond
  • Vengeance Is Mine
  • Ballad of Orin
  • In the Realm of the Senses
  • Karayuki-San, the Making of a Prostitute
  • Dokkoi! Songs from the Bottom
  • Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees
  • Himiko
  • Sanrizuka - Heta Village
  • Coup d'Etat
  • Dear Summer Sister
  • Summer Soldiers
  • Ecstasy of the Angels
  • Narita: Peasants of the Second Fortress
  • Minamata: The Victims and Their World
  • The Ceremony
  • Confessions Among Actresses
  • Silence
  • Demons
  • History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess
  • The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan
  • Sanrizuka: The Three Day War
  • Sex Jack
  • Heroic Purgatory
  • The Man Who Left His Will on Film
  • Go, Go Second Time Virgin
  • Eros + Massacre
  • Sensual Game
  • Boy
  • Diary of a Shinjuku Thief
  • Double Suicide
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • The Battle Front for the Liberation of Japan – Summer in Sanrizuka
  • The Man Without a Map
  • Three Resurrected Drunkards
  • Nanami: The Inferno of First Love
  • Kuroneko
  • Farewell to the Summer Light
  • Affair in the Snow
  • Death by Hanging
  • Profound Desires of the Gods
  • Sing a Song of Sex
  • The Affair
  • A Man Vanishes
  • Japanese Summer: Double Suicide
  • Forest of Oppression — A Record of the Struggle at Takasaki City University of Economics
  • Violated Angels
  • Impasse
  • Violence at Noon
  • Fighting Elegy
  • Red Angel
  • The Embryo Hunts in Secret
  • The Face of Another
  • The Pornographers
  • Irezumi
  • Tokyo Drifter
  • Captive’s Island
  • Pleasures of the Flesh
  • Samurai Spy
  • Bwana Toshi
  • With Beauty and Sorrow
  • Diary of Yunbogi
  • Woman of the Lake
  • Lost Sex
  • Story of a Prostitute
  • A Story Written with Water
  • Secrets Behind the Wall
  • Tattooed Life
  • Assassination
  • Intentions of Murder
  • Gate of Flesh
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Onibaba
  • Escape from Japan
  • Pale Flower
  • 18 Roughs
  • She and He
  • Kanto Wanderer
  • The Insect Woman
  • A Full Life
  • A Flame at the Pier
  • Akitsu Springs
  • Pitfall
  • Our Marriage
  • The Catch
  • Pigs and Battleships
  • Killers on Parade
  • Love New and Old
  • Bitter End of a Sweet Night
  • Bad Boys
  • Night and Fog in Japan
  • Shisha to no kekkon
  • Akunin shigan
  • The Sun's Burial
  • Cruel Story of Youth
  • The Warped Ones