Nagisa Oshima’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 31, 1932

Death Date

Jan 15, 2013

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan



The screenwriter Nagisa Oshima died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Director and screenwriter who received widespread recognition for In the Realm of the Senses and Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence.

He created the film Cruel Story of Youth after graduating from Kyoto University in Japan.

He received the Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1978.

He married Akiko Koyama in 1960.

His 1983 film, Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, starred rocker David Bowie.

How did Nagisa Oshima die?

Ōshima died on January 15, 2013, of pneumonia. He was 80.