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    Country : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    MISHIMA
    In Competition – Feature Films

    MISHIMA

    Directed by : Paul SCHRADER

    Country : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    Prix de la meilleure contribution artistique au Festival International du Film , 1985

    Synopsis

    Yukio Mishima's life is one of the most instructive of any major artist. A prolific and internationally acclaimed author, he grew disenchanted with words and step-by-step transformed his life into a work of art. This was not lunacy - as many wish to believe- but a brutally logical progression from being the "seer" (one who perceives art) to being the "seen" (the art object itself). Mishima became one of his own literary creations; he splashed his final statement on the canvas of his own body. The aggressively contradictory nature of Mishima's life defies the objective distance of conventional biography. I chose instead to explore the qualities which brought me to Mishima. I divided his life into 4 thematic "chapters", illustrating each chapter with scenes from his last day, his past, and

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    In Competition – Feature Films Paul SCHRADER

    MISHIMA

    Yukio Mishima's life is one of the most instructive of any major artist. A prolific and internationally acclaimed author, he grew disenchanted with wo...
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