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Making MISHIMA

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters • 43m

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    In this piece, producers Tom Luddy and Mata Yamamoto recount the challenges of producing MISHIMA: A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS. Their interviews were recorded in 2007 and 2008.

  • Chieko Schrader on MISHIMA: A LIFE IN...

    Working closely with her husband, Leonard Schrader, and her brother-in-law Paul Schrader, Chieko Schrader wrote the Japanese-language screenplay for MISHIMA: A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS. She was also an essential on-set link, translating instructions to actors and crew. This audio interview was recor...

  • John Nathan and Donald Richie on Yuki...

    Translator John Nathan and critic Donald Richie knew Yukio Mishima. Nathan worked closely with him on the translation of “The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea” and later wrote a biography of him. Richie met Mishima on the writer’s first visit to New York in 1952. In this 2008 piece, they d...