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Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters

Release Date: 8/7/2001
MSRP: $19.98

Studio: Warner Brothers

Year: 1985

Run Time: 120 minutes

Rating: R

Starring: Ken Ogata, Kenji Sawada, Yasosuke Bando, Toshiyuki Nagashima

Directed by: Paul Schrader

   Movie Summary: [Drama]

    The life of Japanese author, playwright and director Yukio Mishima is examined here in this observed, compelling work by director Paul Schrader. Narrated by actor Roy Scheider, "Mishima" is the story of an artist who aimed to unite his work with the realities of his life, Japan's finest postwar author who became a fanatic trying to overthrow the Japanese government, resulting in his ritual suicide in 1970. Stylized dramatic recreations of several of Mishima's shorts stories are woven through the film.


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DVD Features
Widescreen: 1.85:1, Enhanced for 16X9 TVs, Color, Original Language: Japanese, English Dubbed: Yes, Subtitles: Spanish, English, French, Japanese, Region 1

DVD Exras
Director Commentary, Behind-the-Scenes documentary "Inside Mishima", Trailer, Production Info

Last Updated: Thursday, May 3, 2001

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