Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai in 3D

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai in 3D

Directed by: Takashi Miike

Friday, July 20 - Thursday, August 16, 2012

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From visionary auteur Takashi Miike (13 ASSASSINS) comes the story of a mysterious samurai who arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard. The lord threatens him with the brutal tale of Motome, a desperate young ronin who made a similar request with ulterior motives, only to meet a grisly end. Undaunted, the samurai begins to tell a story of his own, with an ending no one could see coming. With stunning cinematography and gripping performances, HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI is a thrilling exploration of revenge, honor, and individuality in the face of oppressive power.

128 Minutes, In Japanese with English subtitles
Released by Tribeca Film, Japan
Official Website: http://www.tribecafilm.com

"Four stars! [A] superbly acted revenger’s tragedy… has the lineaments of a classic."
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian


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