Hello once again audience. A nice selection of trailers here that range across my favourite things, gothic mysteries and Japan. But before we get into them a little request…
If you have yet to see Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty in the cinema then please do because it is wonderful. Check for my review on Monday!
Hara–Kiri: Death of a Samurai
Release date: October (Japan)
Running time: N/A
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Ebizo Ichikawa, Hikari Mitsushima, Koji Yakusho, Eita
After devouring the awesome 13 Assassins I have been Takashi Miike’s latest film which is a 3D remake of Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 Hara-Kiri. Here’s the full trailer.
Seeking an honorable end, poverty-stricken samurai Hanshiro requests to commit hara-kiri in the courtyard of feudal lord Kageyu’s estate. Trying to dismiss Hanshiro’s wish to save face, Kageyu recounts the tragic story of a similar plea years ago from young ronin Motome. But the arrogant lord is unaware of vengeful Hanshiro’s bond to Motome…