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Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Review: Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Takashi Miike seems to be single-handedly bringing the samurai movie back to its former glory; first with 13 Assassins , and now this gripping remake of Kobayashi’s classic attack on the honor code within the samurai class.
Takashi Miike brings back samurai movies
By MILES BOWE  |  July 27, 2012

The anti-Ozu

You can draw the time line of the Japanese new wave in scores of different ways.
Shohei Imamura at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  November 27, 2007