Nagisa Oshima

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Oshima in September 2000

Nagisa Oshima (March 31, 1932 – January 15, 2013) was a Japanese movie director and screenwriter. His movies include In the Realm of the Senses and Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence.

Oshima was born on March 31, 1932 in Kyoto. He studied at Kyoto University. Oshima was married to Akiko Koyama from 1960 until his death in 2013. Oshima died on January 15, 2013 in Fujisawa, Japan from pneumonia, aged 80.[1]

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  1. Lim, Dennis (January 15, 2013). "Nagisa Oshima, Iconoclastic Filmmaker, Dies at 80". The New York Times. Retrieved January 15, 2013.

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