Harakiri = Seppuku
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[United States] : Home Vision Enertainment :, [2005].
Status
World Films on DVD - 2nd Floor
DVD JAPANESE HARAKIRI
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Published
[United States] : Home Vision Enertainment :, [2005].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Language
jpn
UPC
037429207321

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Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
General Note
Special features: disc 1: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; exclusive video introduction by Japanese-film historian Donald Richie; original theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; disc 2: rare excerpt of a Directors Guild of Japan video interview with director Masaki Kobayashi conducted by filmmaker Masahiro Shinoda (Double Suicide); new video interviews with star Tatsuya Nakadai and screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto; poster gallery; A 32-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Joan Mellen and a reprint of her 1972 interview with Kobayashi.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Yoshio Miyajima ; editor, Hisashi Sagara ; music, Toru Takemitsu.
Participants/Performers
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsuro Tamba, Rentaro Mikuni.
Description
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Language
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kobayashi, M., Nakadai, T., Hashimoto, S., Ishihama, A., Iwashita, S., Tanba, T., & Mikuni, R. (2005). Harakiri =: Seppuku (Widescreen presentation.). Home Vision Enertainment :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Masaki Kobayashi et al.. 2005. Harakiri =: Seppuku. Home Vision Enertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Masaki Kobayashi et al.. Harakiri =: Seppuku Home Vision Enertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kobayashi, Masaki, et al. Harakiri =: Seppuku Widescreen presentation., Home Vision Enertainment :, 2005.

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