• Director(s)

    Paul Schrader

  • Production Year

    1985

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    121m

  • Cast

    Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda, Shigeto Tachihara, Junkichi Orimoto, Naoko Otami, Go Riju, Masato Aizawa, Yuki Nagahara, Kyuzo Kobayashi, Yuki Kitazume

Film

Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters

suicide theme, strong bloody images, sex references, nudity

MISHIMA: A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS is a US biographical drama about the life and work of celebrated Japanese author Yukio Mishima.

MISHIMA: A LIFE IN FOUR CHAPTERS is a US biographical drama about the life and work of celebrated Japanese author Yukio Mishima.

Sex
A man enters into a sexual relationship with an older woman, with some scenes suggesting a sadomasochistic dimension to their relationship. There are additional references to prostitution and to masturbation.
Suicide
There are visual and verbal references to suicide throughout, most notably to the Japanese 'seppuku' tradition.
Injury detail
A man cuts his stomach open with a sword, resulting in some bloody detail. Another character is seen with various cuts and abrasions on his body.
Nudity
There is full frontal female nudity in a sexual context.
Bad language includes uses of 'whore', 'ass', 'damn' and 'screw'. There is also a self-referential use of the discriminatory term 'cripple'.
  • Director(s)

    Paul Schrader

  • Production Year

    1985

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    121m

  • Cast

    Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda, Shigeto Tachihara, Junkichi Orimoto, Naoko Otami, Go Riju, Masato Aizawa, Yuki Nagahara, Kyuzo Kobayashi, Yuki Kitazume

Classified Date:
05/09/1985
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Columbia-Emi-Warner Dists Ltd
suicide theme, strong bloody images, sex references, nudity
Classified Date:
06/06/2018
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Sony DADC Europe Ltd
Sex
A man enters into a sexual relationship with an older woman, with some scenes suggesting a sadomasochistic dimension to their relationship. There are additional references to prostitution and to masturbation.
Suicide
There are visual and verbal references to suicide throughout, most notably to the Japanese 'seppuku' tradition.
Injury detail
A man cuts his stomach open with a sword, resulting in some bloody detail. Another character is seen with various cuts and abrasions on his body.
Nudity
There is full frontal female nudity in a sexual context.
Bad language includes uses of 'whore', 'ass', 'damn' and 'screw'. There is also a self-referential use of the discriminatory term 'cripple'.
  • Classified date

    06/06/2018

  • BBFC reference

    BVF044673

  • Language

    Japanese