Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • 1985
  • US
  • 2h
  • 15
  • Directed by: Paul Schrader
  • Written by: Leonard Schrader, Paul Schrader, Chieko Schrader, Yukio Mishima
  • Cast: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Junkichi Orimoto, Kenji Sawada

Fascinating examination of the life and work of controversial Japanese writer, director and militarist Yukio Mishima. Stylised sequences from his novels are placed alongside documentary-style re-creation, with the action swept along by a powerful Philip Glass score. A masterpiece.

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