Hara-kiri Death of a samurai
|Language and/or Subtitles:||Japanese|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies|
A mysterious samurai 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. Bonus feature included.
Suicide -- Japan -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
|Publisher|| [New York?] :New Video Group,2013
|Other Titles|| Ibun roninki.
Death of a samurai
Miike, Takashi, 1960-
Ichikawa, Ebizo, 1977-
Sasano, Takashi, 1948-
Takiguchi, Yasuhiko, 1924-2004. Ibun roninki.
Tribeca Productions, production company.
American Express Company, production company.
Sedikku Intanashonaru, production company.
Dentsu, production company.
Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Kodansha, production company.
Ō Eru Emu, Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Recorded Picture Company, production company.
YBS (Firm), production company.
Amuse Soft Entertainment (Firm), production company.
New Video Group, publisher.
Ebizo Ichikawa, Eita, Hikari Mitsushima, Naoto Takenaka, Munetaka Aoki, Takashi Sasano, Baijaku Nakamura, Koji Yakusho.
Director of photography, Nobuyasu Kita ; editor, Kenji Yamashita ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto ; costume designer, Kazuko Kurosawa.
In Japanese; with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Based on the story by Yasuhiko Takiguchi.
Special feature: Geoffrey Gilmore, from Tribeca Film, discusses Hara-kira, presented by American Express.
DVD; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (approximately 126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.