MISHIMA – A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS


Director: Paul Schrader

Written by: Paul Schrader, Leonard Schrader, Chieko Schrader

Japan/USA 1985, 121 minutes, Rated 16

Film series in cooperation with the German-Japanese Society of Bavaria, the Japan Centre of the Ludwig-Maximilian University and the Munich City Library.

The last day in the life of Yukio Mishima, celebrated artist, writer, director and actor, who once staged his suicide in a martial manner, is portrayed in four chapters, with biographical flashbacks as well as dramatised excerpts from three of his novels: The Temple Fire, Kyôko's House and Under the Storm God ...