List of Japanese films of 1959

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

Japanese films released in 1959
Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Battle in Outer Space Honda, IshirōIshirō Honda Ryo Ikebe, Kyoko Anzai, Minoru Takada Science fiction [1][2]
Beauty Is Guilty
Beni azami
Enchanted Princess
The Birth of Japan Hiroshi Inagaki Yoko Tsukasa Fantasy Adventure
Fires on the Plain Ichikawa, KonKon Ichikawa Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis N/A [3]
Floating Weeds Ozu, YasujiroYasujiro Ozu Ganjirō Nakamura, Haruko Sugimura, Hiroshi Kawaguchi N/A [4]
The Ghost of Yotsuya Nakagawa, NobuoNobuo Nakagawa Shigeru Amachi, Noriko Kitazawa, Kazuko Wakasugi N/A [5]
Good Morning Ozu, YasujiroYasujiro Ozu Koji Shidara, Masahiko Shimazu, Chishū Ryū N/A [6]
Hiroshima mon amour Resnais, AlainAlain Resnais Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Bernard Fresson N/A French-Japanese co-production[7]
The Human Condition Kobayashi, MasakiMasaki Kobayashi Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, So Yamamura N/A [8]
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 Daikubara, AkiraAkira Daikubara, Taiji Yabushita Fantasy adventure Animated film[9]
Monkey Sun
My Second Brother Shohei Imamura Hiroyuki Nagato Entered into the 10th Berlin International Film Festival
Odd Obsession Ichikawa, KonKon Ichikawa Machiko Kyō, Ganjirō Nakamura, Junko Kano N/A [10]
Samurai Vendetta Kazuo Mori
Seki no yatappe
Unforgettable Trail Koji Shima Entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival

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  1. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 112.
  2. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 113.
  3. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 166.
  4. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 168.
  5. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 182.
  6. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 312.
  7. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 216.
  8. ^ Galbraith IV 1996, p. 221.
  9. ^ Beck 2005, p. 158.
  10. ^ Beck 2005, p. 311.

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