The School of Flesh

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The School of Flesh
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Directed by Benoît Jacquot
Produced by Fabienne Vonier
Screenplay by Jacques Fieschi
Based onNikutai no gakkō
by Yukio Mishima
Cinematography Caroline Champetier
Edited byLuc Barnier
Distributed byPyramide Distribution
Release date
  • May 1998 (1998-05)(Cannes)
  • 18 November 1998 (1998-11-18)(France)
Running time
110 minutes

The School of Flesh (French : L'École de la chair) is a 1998 French drama film directed by Benoît Jacquot, based on the 1963 novel Nikutai no gakkō by Yukio Mishima. It was entered into the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. [1]



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  1. "Festival de Cannes: The School of Flesh". Retrieved 30 September 2009.