Mishima

Mishima

a life in four chapters

DVD - 2008 | Japanese
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The story of the life of Japan's most prolific modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over.
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2008]
ISBN: 9781604650402
1604650400
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (56 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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dcb_0
May 05, 2017

Good lessons in zealotry and megalomania. Try not to snicker and think, "That could never happen in MY country!".

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Liber_vermis
May 25, 2015

On November 25, 1970, three time Nobel Prize for Literature nominee Yukio Mishima and four members of his private militia attempted a coup d'état at a military base in Tokyo to restore the power of the emperor. This docu-drama interweaves the events of the failed coup with fantastical, dramatized scenes from his writing, primarily, "The Temple of the Golden Pavilion". The movie features music by the American tonal composer Philip Glass.

smustafi15 Nov 13, 2014

The soundtrack of this amazing biography is captivating, mesmerizing. The set designs use the most bold color palette. A study in one man's descent into madness.

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Liber_vermis
May 25, 2015

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Sadomasochistic cutting; self-inflicted knife stabbing

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Liber_vermis
May 25, 2015

Sexual Content: Female and male nudity

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