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MASK

MASK

Peter BOGDANOVICH

Country : United states

PAPA EST EN VOYAGE D'AFFAIRES

OTAC NA SLUZBENOM PUTU

Emir KUSTURICA

Country : Bosnia and herzegovina

MISHIMA
In Competition – Feature Films

MISHIMA

Directed by : Paul SCHRADER

Country : UNITED STATES

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

Credits

Paul SCHRADER - Director

Paul SCHRADER - Script / Dialogue

Chieko SCHRADER - Script / Dialogue

Leonard SCHRADER - Script / Dialogue

John BAILEY (A.S.C.) - Cinematography

Philip GLASS - Music

Film Poster © DR

In Competition – Feature Films Released on 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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