Harakiri

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    Tatsuya Nakadai in "Harakiri."

Film:

Harakiri

Showtimes:

Sunday Jun 23 07:30 PM
Wednesday Jul 03 01:00 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00


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About the Film:

Directed by Masaki Kobayashi. Japan, 1962, 133 mins.

Following the collapse of his clan, a mysterious samurai arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard. The lord threatens him with the brutal tale of a desperate young ronin who made a similar request with ulterior motives, only to meet a gristly end. Undaunted, the samurai begins to tell a story of his own, with an ending no one could see coming!

View the trailer.

June 23 at 6:30pm, join us for a FREE screening of the following episodes from Samurai 7. Guests who attend the free screening receive the $2 membership discount to the 7:30pm screening of Harakiri.

Special thanks to Kawaii Kon, Hawaiʻi's premiere anime convention.

Episode 3: The Entertainer
Kambei decides to help out the Kanna trio. Katsushiro and Kikuchiyo come across Gorobei, a street entertainer, who challenges Katsuhiro to play his game of arrows.

Episode 4: The Loner
Kambei recruits Gorobei and they easily dispatch of the assassins sent by the magistrate Ayamaro. Ayamaro sends his two bodyguards and Kambei faces off against the mysterious Kyuzo.

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