List of Japanese films of 1958

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A list of films released in Japan in 1958 (see 1958 in film).

1958[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Anzukko Mikio Naruse Sou Yamamura
Kyoko Kagawa
Drama
The Ballad of Narayama Keisuke Kinoshita Won Best Film at the 9th Blue Ribbon Awards
A Boy and Three Mothers Seiji Hisamatsu Terumi Niki
Isuzu Yamada
A Bridge for Us Alone Seiji Maruyama Akira Kubo
Daisuke Kato
Drama
Endless Desire Shohei Imamura Shizuko Kasagi
Equinox Flower Yasujiro Ozu Shin Saburi
Kinuyo Tanaka
Drama
Giants and Toys Yasuzo Masumura Hiroshi Kawaguchi Comedy
The H-Man Ishirō Honda Yumi Shirakawa Science fiction
Herringbone Clouds (Summer Clouds) Mikio Naruse Kyoko Kagawa
Michiyo Aratama
Drama
The Hidden Fortress Akira Kurosawa Toshirō Mifune Samurai Kurosawa won the Silver Bear for Best Director at Berlin, won Best Film at the 13th Mainichi Film Awards
Hitogui Ama ("Cannibal Ama") Yoshiki Onoda Yōko Mihara Shintoho ama film
A Holiday in Tokyo Kajiro Yamamoto Yoshiko Yamaguchi
Toshirō Mifune
Drama
In Front of Nishi Ginza Station Shohei Imamura Frank Nagai Drama
Josei S.O.S. Hisanobu Marubayashi Yumi Shirakawa
Yoshio Tsuchiya
Muhomatsu, the Rikshaw Man Hiroshi Inagaki Toshirō Mifune
Hideko Takamine
Drama
Naked Sun Miyoji Ieki Entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival
Rat Kid on Journey Hiroshi Inagaki Kōji Tsuruta
Mitsuko Kusabue
Jidaigeki
Rickshaw Man Hiroshi Inagaki Toshirō Mifune
Hideko Takamine
Drama
The Snowy Heron Teinosuke Kinugasa Fujiko Yamamoto
Keizo Kawasaki
Entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival
Song for a Bride Ishirō Honda Mitsuko Kusabue
Akemi Negishi
The Spell of the Hidden Gold
Stolen Desire Shohei Imamura Osamu Takizawa Imamura's directorial debut
The Temptress and the Monk Eisuke Takizawa Entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival
Theater of Life (Jinsei gekijo - Seishun hen) Toshio Sugie Ryo Ikebe
Hisaya Morishige
Drama
Tora's Home Run Motoyoshi Oda Kingoro Yanagiya
Ichiro Arishima
Comedy
Underworld Beauty Seijun Suzuki Crime
Varan
Voice Without a Shadow Seijun Suzuki Hideaki Nitani Mystery
Yaji and Kita On the Road Yasuki Chiba Keiju Kobayashi
Daisuke Kato
Comedy
Young Daughters Kihachi Okamoto Izumi Yukimura
Daisuke Kato
Drama
Young Breasts Seijun Suzuki Akira Kobayashi Drama
Zenta and the Three Tales: Child in the Wind
Zenta and the Three Tales: The World of Ghosts



References[edit]

  • Movie List. Tho Kongdom. accessed 10 January 2009 (Reference for 1958 films by Toho)

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