|制作/发行：American Zoetrope [美国] / 华纳兄弟影片公司|
By turning one's life into a line of poetry written in a splash of blood.
I come out on the stage determined to make people weep. Instead, they burst out laughing.
Yukio Mishima (Narrator):
All my life I have been acutely aware of a contradiction in the very nature of my existence. For forty-five years I struggled to resolve this dilemma by writing plays and novels. The more I wrote, the more I realized mere words were not enough. So I found another form of expression.
[referring to his "frog feet" and Mizoguchi's stuttering]