Harakiri (Criterion Collection) (1962)
Compelling Japanese costume drama from director Masaki Kobayashi ("Kwaidan"), about a 17th-century samurai in search of a lord to serve. When one ruler turns him down, he is compelled by the society's rigid code of honor to commit ritualistic suicide. Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita star. 133 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; interviews; poster gallery; theatrical trailer. In Japanese with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
- Masaki Kobayashi
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita, Akira Ishihama, Yoshio Inaba, Rentaro Mikuni, Masao Mishima, Tetsuro Tamba, Ichiro Nakaya, Yoshio Aoki, Jo Azumi, Hisashi Igawa, Shoji Kobayashi, Kei Sato
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