Hara-Kiri

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2 hours, 6 minutes
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Japanese

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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. official plot version from trailers.apple.com

Additional Notes

  • Based on the 1962 Japanese film, "Harakiri," directed by Masaki Kobayashi.