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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R 1985-09-20 (US) Drama 2h 1m
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On November 25, 1970, Japan's most celebrated writer, Yukio Mishima, shocked the world.


A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima, combining dramatizations of three of his novels and a depiction of the events of November 25th, 1970.

  1. Paul Schrader

    Director, Writer

  2. Yukio Mishima


  3. Leonard Schrader


  4. Chieko Schrader


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ken Ogata

    Ken Ogata

    Yukio Mishima (segment "November 25, 1970")

  2. Go Riju

    Go Riju

    Mishima, age 18-19 (segment "Flashbacks")

  3. Masayuki Shionoya

    Masayuki Shionoya

    Morita (segment "November 25, 1970")

  4. Hiroshi Mikami

    Hiroshi Mikami

    Cadet #1 (segment "November 25, 1970")

  5. Junkichi Orimoto

    Junkichi Orimoto

    General Mashita (segment "November 25, 1970")

  6. Masato Aizawa

    Mishima - age 9-14 (segment "Flashbacks")

  7. Junya Fukuda

    Cadet #2 (segment "November 25, 1970")

  8. Shigeto Tachihara

    Cadet #3 (segment "November 25, 1970")

  9. Yuki Nagahara

    Mishima, age 5 (segment "Flashbacks")

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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget $5,000,000.00

Revenue $502,758.00


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