About

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the events of 25th November 1970.

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Directed by

Paul Schrader

Written by

Yukio Mishima (Novel)
Paul Schrader (Writer)
Leonard Schrader (Writer)
Jun Shiragi (Scenario Writer)

Runtime

121 minutes

Country

Japan, United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

On November 25, 1970, Japan's greatest author Yukio Mishima commited an act that shocked the literary world...

Cast

Keywords

art identity suicide patriotism lgbt nationalism author coup d'etat

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