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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!!


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


  2. Yasuhiko Takiguchi


  3. Shinobu Hashimoto


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


  8. Yoshio Inaba

    Yoshio Inaba

    Jinai Chijiiwa

  9. Hisashi Igawa

    Hisashi Igawa


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Original Title 切腹

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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