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Uniform Title Mishima (Motion picture)
Title Mishima [(DVD) videorecording] : a life in four chapters / Janus Films ; from American Zoetrope ; Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas present ; a Zoetrope Studios, Filmlink International, LucasFilm Ltd. production ; Japanese script by Chieko Schrader ; written by Paul Schrader and Leonard Schrader ; produced by Mata Yamamoto and Tom Luddy ; directed by Paul Schrader.

Edition Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Publication Info. [New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE MISHIM    DUE 07-29-21
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Description 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 inches + 1 booklet (1 folded sheet)
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Series Criterion collection ; 432.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC.
Language Dialogue in Japanese with English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda, Shigeto Tachihara, Junkichi Orimoto.
Credits Director of photography, John Bailey ; art director, Kazuo Takenaka ; music, Philip Glass ; editors, Michael Chandler, Tomoyo Oshima (Tokyo).
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Widescreen (1.85:1)
Includes booklet featuring essay by critic Kevin Jackson and a piece on the film's censorship in Japan.
Features: two optional English narrations, including one by actor Roy Scheider; audio commentary from 2006 featuring Schrader and producer Alan Poul; interviews from 2007 and 2008 with Bailey, producers Tom Luddy and Mata Yamamoto, composer Philip Glass, and production designer Eiko Ishioka; interviews from 2008 with Mishima biographer John Nathan and friend Donald Richie; audio interview from 2008 with co-screenwriter Chieko Schrader; interview excerpt from 1966 featuring Mishima talking about writing; documentary "The strange case of Yukio Mishima" (1985, 55 min.) about the author; trailer.
Summary The life of Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima is portrayed in four chapters.
Subject Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970 -- Drama.
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970 (OCoLC)fst00035780 -- Videodiscs.
Authors, Japanese -- 20th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Authors -- Biography -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 1900-1999 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Biographical films.
Feature films.
Foreign films, Japanese.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films. (OCoLC)fst01710277
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Schrader, Paul, 1946- screenwriter, film director.
Schrader, Chieko, 1950- screenwriter.
Schrader, Leonard, screenwriter.
Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- film producer.
Lucas, George, 1944- film producer.
Yamamoto, Mata, film producer.
Luddy, Tom, film producer.
Ogata, Ken, 1937-2008, actor, narrator.
Sawada, Kenji, 1948- actor.
Bandō, Mitsugorō, 1956-2015, actor.
Nagashima, Toshiyuki, 1956- actor.
Scheider, Roy, narrator.
Bailey, John, 1942 August 10- director of photography.
Takenaka, Kazurō, art director.
Glass, Philip, composer.
Chandler, Michael (Michael A.), editor of moving image work.
Oshima, Tomoyo, editor of moving image work.
Janus Films, film distributor.
American Zoetrope (Firm), presenter.
Zoetrope Studios, production company.
Filmlink International, production company.
Lucasfilm, Ltd., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Mishima (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Mishima (Motion picture). English.
Strange case of Yukio Mishima.
ISBN 9781681435411
Standard No. 715515225311
Music No. CC2984D Criterion Collection
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