This remake of the 1962 film "Harakiri" by Takashi Miike relates the story of an impoverished samurai (Ebizô Ichikawa) who decides to ask his feudal lord for permission to commit seppuku on his property. Arguing for and against his carrying out the ritual, the warrior and the lord tell dueling stories of despair and violence. Kôji Yakusho, Hikari Mitsushima co-star. 128 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.