Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
From legendary filmmaker Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Audition, Ichi the Killer) comes a classic tale of honour and revenge amidst the fall of the Samurai in 17th Century Japan. Seeking a noble end, poverty-stricken Samurai Hanshiro requests to commit ritual suicide at the House of a Feudal Lord. But after being told the tragic story of another Samurai’s agonizing suicide, that of Hanshiro’s close friend Motome, Hanshiro sets out on a path of vengeance. A violent path that will lead to a tense and bloody showdown with those responsible for his friend's brutal death.
Starring Ebizô Ichikawa, Eita, Hikari Mitsushima
Director Takashi Miike