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
Starring
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
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

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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References

  1. "Festival de Cannes: The School of Flesh". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 30 September 2009.