Harakiri (1962)

Director
Masaki Kobayashi

Main cast
Tatsuya Nakadai; Rentarô Mikuni; Shima Iwashita; Akira Ishihama; Tetsurô Tanba

Genres
History, Action, Drama

Description
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.


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