Hara-Kiri Movie

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Hara-Kiri


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2012 | Action Drama | 2hrs, 6m

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 Motom... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Hara-Kiri release date was Friday, July 20, 2012. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Directed by

Takashi Miike

Screenwriter

Companies

Tribeca Film

Rating MPAA

Not Available

Languages

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.
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Trivia & Production Notes

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

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