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Harakiri

Harakiri • 2h 12m

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  • Donald Richie

    In this introduction, recorded in New York in 2004, Japanese-film scholar Donald Richie analyzes important themes and motifs in HARAKIRI and discusses the antiauthoritarian focus of its creators. Please note: the introduction contains remarks about the ending of the film.

  • Masaki Kobayashi on HARAKIRI

    Filmed for the Directors Guild of Japan on October 14, 1993, at the Haiyuza Theatre in Tokyo, this rare interview with Masaki Kobayashi features the director reflecting on HARAKIRI and his collaborators. It was conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda.