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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters DVD

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  • Mishima: Life in Four Chapters
    • Release date: August 7, 2001
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Fre/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng/Fre/Japanese
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 0 min.
    • Special Features: Behind-the-scenes documentary: "Inside Mishima"
      Feature-length audio commentary by director/co-writer Paul Schrader
      Deleted scene
      Interactive menus
      Production notes
      Theatrical trailer
      Scene access
      Languages & subtitles: English, Français & Japanese
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters [2 Discs] [Criterion Collection]
    • Release date: July 1, 2008
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 0 min.
    • Special Features: Disc 1 - New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the director's cut, supervised and approved by director Paul Schrader and cinematographer John Bailey

      Optional English and Japanese voice-over narrations, the former by Roy Scheider, the latter by Ken Ogata

      New audio commentary featuring Schrader and Producer Alan Poul
      Theatrical trailer

      Disc 2 - New video interviews with Bailey, Producers Tom Luddy and Mataichiro Yamamoto, Composer Philip Glass, and Production Designer Eiko Ishioka

      New Video interviews with Mishima biographer John Nathan and friend Donald Richie

      New audio interview with coscreenwriter Chieko Schrader
      Video interview excerpt featuring Mishima talking about writing
      The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima, a 55-minute BBC documentary

      Plus: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Kevin Jackson, a piece on the film's censorship in Japan, and photograhs of Ishioka's sets
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