List of Japanese films of 1959

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A list of films released in Japan in 1959 (see 1959 in film).

1959[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1959
Battle in Outer Space Ishirō Honda Ryo Ikebe Science fiction Action
The Birth of Japan Hiroshi Inagaki Yoko Tsukasa Fantasy Adventure
Fires on the Plain Kon Ichikawa Eiji Funakoshi War Blue Ribbon Award winner.
Floating Weeds Yasujiro Ozu Drama
Good Morning Yasujiro Ozu Comedy drama
Kiku to Isamu Tadashi Imai Tanie Kitabayashi Won Best Film at the 14th Mainichi Film Awards and at the 10th Blue Ribbon Awards
Magic Boy Akira Daikubara
Taiji Yabushita
Teruo Miyazaki Animated film
My Second Brother Shohei Imamura Hiroyuki Nagato Entered into the 10th Berlin International Film Festival
Odd Obsession Kon Ichikawa Entered into the 1960 Cannes Film Festival
Unforgettable Trail Koji Shima Entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival

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