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14A(14A) Nudity, Mature Subject Matter


Dir: Paul Schrader. Japanese-language Biography. The life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima (Ken Ogata) is told through flashbacks from the day of his death, and through scenes taken from his novels.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and sexual slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in the context of self-harm and suicide - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes and sexual activity - some breast nudity
  • Infrequent breast, buttock, and female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • The lives of artists
  • Life imitating art
  • Perspectives on masculinity and nationalism

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for nudity and mature subject matter

Classification date

January 06, 2022

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