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1962-09-15 | Action / Drama

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An unusual request for ritual suicide on a feudal lord's property leads to the unwinding of a greater mystery that challenges the clan's integrity.
Director: Masaki Kobayashi
Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama

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Harakiri won 1963 Cannes Film Festival, 1963 Blue Ribbon Awards, 1963 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1963 Mainichi Film Concours.
The genre of Harakiri is Action,Drama,History.
The release date of Harakiri is September 15, 1962.
The casts of Harakiri are Tatsuya Nakadai starring as Hanshiro Tsugumo, Akira Ishihama starring as Motome Chijiiwa, Shima Iwashita starring as Miho Tsugumo, Tetsurō Tamba starring as Hikokuro Omodaka, Masao Mishima starring as Tango Inaba, Ichirô Nakatani starring as Hayato Yazaki.
The certification of Harakiri is NR.
The full version of Harakiri is provided by Amazon Video , Apple iTunes , Criterion Channel , Kanopy
The runtime of Harakiri is 135 minutes.
The director of Harakiri is Masaki Kobayashi.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of Harakiri is 8.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 85/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
An unusual request for ritual suicide on a feudal lord's property leads to the unwinding of a greater mystery that challenges the clan's integrity..