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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Aardsy's rating of the film Conflagration

    No escape from the torment.

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film Conflagration

    Une œuvre bienvenue et triste... www.cinefiches.com

  3. Alex's rating of the film Conflagration

  4. bibonoaozora's rating of the film Conflagration

  5. Jeremiah Johnson's rating of the film Conflagration

    I want to know how they did those flashbacks - what a technique! The actor is in the foreground while the background fades away and then the cut is delivered on action - making a seamless transition. All this before CGI.

  6. José Neves's rating of the film Conflagration

    What's more relevant in this film it's the remarkable process by which the flashbacks are introduced, a theatrical process of statement exponentiation and its enunciation. A bridge in the past is a break in the narration through a discourse of light - a cut in the present. Later, Nagisa Oshima with "Night and Fog in Japan", would do a masterpiece based on a similar process.

  7. Howard Orr's rating of the film Conflagration

    A gallery of human obsession and pain, the story is very typical of Mishima's yearning for perfection and the disilluionment with impossible ideals that leads -either directly or indirectly- to catastrophe. Beautifully made by Ichikawa, utilising Toshiro Mayazumi's music and grandmaster Kazuo Miyagawa's cinematography to great effect.

  8. M Klein's rating of the film Conflagration

    Raizo Ichikawa plays his first damaged and self-immolating Mishima; Tatsuya Nakadai walks off with every scene.

  9. Alexander Peacock's rating of the film Conflagration

    Anyone know who has the US right to this? Was it an ATG title?