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Seppuku

Author: Janus Films ; Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi. 小林正樹, 橋本忍, 細谷辰雄 . 武満徹. 仲代達矢, 岩下志麻, 石浜朗, 滝口康彦, ; ; Masaki KobayashiShinobu HashimotoTatsuo HosoyaTōru TakemitsuAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision Enertainment : Janus Films, [2005]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 302.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : JapaneseView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Samurai films
Historical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janus Films ; Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi. 小林正樹, 橋本忍, 細谷辰雄 . 武満徹. 仲代達矢, 岩下志麻, 石浜朗, 滝口康彦, ; ; Masaki Kobayashi; Shinobu Hashimoto; Tatsuo Hosoya; Tōru Takemitsu; Tatsuya Nakadai; Shima Iwashita; Akira Ishihama; Yasuhiko Takiguchi; Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.; Home Vision Entertainment (Firm); Janus Films.
ISBN: 0780030060 9780780030060
OCLC Number: 61157138
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel "Ibun rōninki" by Takiguchi Yasuhiko.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
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.
Credits: seisaku: Hosoya Tatsuo ; kyakuhon: Hashimoto Shinobu ; kantoku: Kobayashi Masaki ; satsuei: Miyajima Yoshio ; ongaku: Takemitsu Tōru.
Cast: Nakadai Tatsuya, Iwashita Shima, Ishihama Akira.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([26] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1. The film --
disc 2. The supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 302.
Other Titles: Hara kiri
Harakiri
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Shochiku Co. Ltd. ; produced by Tatsuo Hosoya ; written by Shinobu Hashimoto ; directed by Masaki Kobayashi.

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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.

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