Now Streaming on Criterion Channel

Now Streaming

Watch Now

Harakiri (1962)

NR 09/11/1963 (US) ActionDramaHistory 2h 15m

The world has never understood why the Japanese prefer death to dishonor! Winner of Prix Special du Jury at Cannes 1963 provides the answer!!

Overview

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.

  1. Masaki Kobayashi

    Director

  2. Yasuhiko Takiguchi

    Novel

  3. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai

    Hanshiro Tsugumo

  2. Akira Ishihama

    Akira Ishihama

    Motome Chijiiwa

  3. Shima Iwashita

    Shima Iwashita

    Miho Tsugumo

  4. Tetsurō Tamba

    Tetsurō Tamba

    Hikokuro Omodaka

  5. Masao Mishima

    Masao Mishima

    Tango Inaba

  6. Ichirô Nakatani

    Ichirô Nakatani

    Hayato Yazaki

  7. Kei Satō

    Kei Satō

    Masakazu

  8. Yoshio Inaba

    Yoshio Inaba

    Jinai Chijiiwa

  9. Hisashi Igawa

    Hisashi Igawa

    Retainer

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Harakiri
Harakiri

Original Title 切腹

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

100

Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login