Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2012)


This is a new film by Takashi Miike, starring Ebizo Ichikawa, Eita, Koji Yakusho, Hikari Matsushima.

A samurai had decided to commit suicide through a ritual known like hara-kiri. He arrive to a clan’s residence and beg the opportunity to die with honor. The leader of the clan tries to dissuade him and told the story of Motome, a young samurai that came to same place few days ago with the same aim. From this conversation, the director build his story in three dimensions, by means of flashbacks, while he make us to enter in a love and revenge land.

In my personal point of view, I always have felt myself drawn to samurai´s way of life. So, this movie is very attractive for me and I hope to watch very soon.

Besides the story, the problems that the characters have to face, the eternal fighting between ancient traditions and…

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