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"The world has never understood why the Japanese prefer death to dishonor! Winner of Prix Special du Jury at Cannes 1963 provides the answer!!"
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HaraKiri is a classic Japanese film of the Samurai genre directed by Masaki Kobayashi based upon the novel from Yasuhiko Takiguchi. The film has won multiple awards including the Special Jury Prize in Cannes for the Director as well as the Blue Ribbon award for the portrayal of Hanshiro Tsugumo by actor Tatsuya Nakadai. The story of the film evolves around the tragic results of peace for warriors. One Ronin (Masterless Samurai) seeks an honorable place to kill himself as he is no longer of use. He learns of an Lord's cruelty to another Ronin setting in motion more conflict.

Harakiri is an Action, Drama, History movie that was released in 1963 and has a run time of 2 hr 15 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.6 and a MetaScore of 85.

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Not Rated
| 1963 | 2 hr 15 min | 8.6/10 | 85/100
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tanba
Masaki Kobayashi
Produced By
Tatsuo Hosoya

Also starring Akira Ishihama