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HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI

Ichimei | 一命

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Directed by Takashi Miike
Japan, 2011
Action, Drama

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Poverty-stricken samurai Hanshiro is seeking an honorable end. He requests to commit hara-kiri in a feudal lord’s courtyard. Trying to dismiss his wish, the lord recounts a similar plea from a young samurai years ago. But soon he will realise that Hanshiro’s request is different from what it seems.

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Synopsis

Poverty-stricken samurai Hanshiro is seeking an honorable end. He requests to commit hara-kiri in a feudal lord’s courtyard. Trying to dismiss his wish, the lord recounts a similar plea from a young samurai years ago. But soon he will realise that Hanshiro’s request is different from what it seems.

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Hara-kiri: Death of a SamuraiDirected byTakashi Miike

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2011 | Nominee: Palme d'Or

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