About the film
The Temple of the Golden Pavillion
Release Date: July 17, 1976
|Production Companies||:||Art Theatre Guild, Takabayashi Yoichi Production, Eizo Kyoto Film Co.|
|Producers||:||Yoshinobu Nishioka, Teruo Takabayashi|
|Writers||:||Yukio Mishima, Yukio Mishima, Yoichi Takabayashi|
The story takes place during the end of the Pacific War and the aftermath period and it focuses on Mizoguchi, who is the son of a Buddhist Priest. When his father dies, he’s sent to the Temple of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto. Mizoguchi is physically unattractive and becomes, in some way, jealous of the beautiful Temple that he loves so much.