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  • Harakiri

    Directed by Masaki Kobayashi • 1962 • Japan

    Following the collapse of his clan, an unemployed samurai (Tatsuya Nakadai) arrives at the manor of Lord Iyi, begging to be allowed to commit ritual suicide on the property. Iyi’s clansmen, believing the desperate ronin is merely angling for a new po...

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  • Zatoichi #1: The Tale of Zatoichi

    Directed by Kenji Misumi • 1962 • Japan

    The epic saga of Zatoichi begins. As tensions mount between rival yakuza clans, one boss hires a formidable but ailing ronin as his clan's muscle, while the other employs a humble, moral blind masseur named Ichi. With its lightning-fast swordplay, sleight-...