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The Resource Mishima : a life in four chapters, Janus Films from American Zoetrope ; a film by Paul Schrader, (videorecording)

Mishima : a life in four chapters, Janus Films from American Zoetrope ; a film by Paul Schrader, (videorecording)

Label
Mishima : a life in four chapters
Title
Mishima
Title remainder
a life in four chapters
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films from American Zoetrope ; a film by Paul Schrader
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
A look at acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima, the impossible harmony he created between self, art, and society, and his famously committed public seppuku (ritual suicide). Includes interviews, commentary, documentary, and more
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Credit: Executive producers, Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas ; producer, Tom Luddy, Mataichiro Yamamoto ; director, Paul Schrader ; writers, Paul Schrader and Leonard Schrader ; music, Philip Glass.
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M5745 2008
PerformerNote
Ogata Ken (Mishima Yukio), Sawada Kenji (Osamu), Bandō Yasosuke (Mizoguchi), Nagashima Toshiyuki (Isao)
Runtime
120
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
432
Technique
live action
Label
Mishima : a life in four chapters, Janus Films from American Zoetrope ; a film by Paul Schrader, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1985
  • Accompanied by a booklet featuring a new essay by critic Kevin Jackson and a piece on the film's censorship in Japan
  • Special features: Commentary by the director and producer; The strange case of Yukio Mishima, a 55-minute BBC documentary; interviews with Donald Richie and John Nathan and film crew; video interview excerpt featuring Mishima; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn216934172
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781604650402
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515029728
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1752D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)216934172
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital Stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mishima : a life in four chapters, Janus Films from American Zoetrope ; a film by Paul Schrader, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1985
  • Accompanied by a booklet featuring a new essay by critic Kevin Jackson and a piece on the film's censorship in Japan
  • Special features: Commentary by the director and producer; The strange case of Yukio Mishima, a 55-minute BBC documentary; interviews with Donald Richie and John Nathan and film crew; video interview excerpt featuring Mishima; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn216934172
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; Widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781604650402
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515029728
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1752D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)216934172
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital Stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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