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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
IN THE NEWS / Critic films paean to Mishima
Kaichi Suzuki / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer
"'Miyabi: Mishima Yukio' (Elegance: Yukio Mishima) is my version of a requiem," says film critic Chiseko Tanaka, who has made a documentary on the writer on the 35th anniversary of his death.
In the autumn of 1970, Tanaka directed a performance of one of Mishima's "Modern Noh Plays" at Ochanomizu University's cultural festival. Only a few weeks later, Mishima's suicide shocked the world. …