Patriotism: The Criterion Collection

Criterion   (1966) / Region 1
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Patriotism: The Criterion Collection

Playwright and novelist Yukio Mishima predicted his own suicide with this ravishing short feature, his only foray into filmmaking yet directed with the expressiveness and confidence of a true cinema artist. All prints of Patriotism (Yukoku), which depicts the seppuku (ritual suicide) of a naval officer, were destroyed after Mishima's death in 1970, though the negative was saved, and the film resurfaced thirty-five years later. New viewers will be stunned at the depth and clarity of Mishima's vision, as well as his graphic depictions of sex and death. The film is presented here with a choice of Japanese or English intertitles.

Details

  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Mar 25 2008
  • Production Year 1966
  • Empire SKU 1401330
  • UPC Code 715515029827
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Custom
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English

Features

- New, restored digital transfers of the Japanese and English versions
- A 49-minute audio recording of Yukio Mishima at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan
- A 50-minute making-of documentary, featuring crew from the film's production
- Interview excerpts featuring Mishima discussing World War II and Death
- PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by renowned critic and historian Tony Rayns, Mishima's extensive notes on the film's production and Mishima's original short story

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    Japanese Dolby Digital Mono
  • Video
    Standard 1.33:1 Color

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