His Lord decided to commit seppuku and, as his most senior samurai, Hanshirō planned to die alongside him. The Fossil Masaki Kobayashi, 1974. Harakiri, one of the best of them, is about an older wandering samurai who takes his time to create an unanswerable dilemma for the elder of a powerful clan. Chijiwa finds out that the sword is of no use to him if he cannot provide for his family and get a medical help for his sick child. The review praised Tatsuya Nakadai's performance as a "brilliant, Mifune-like performance" and noted that the film was "on occasion brutal, particularly in the young samurai's terrible agony with his bamboo sword" and that although "some critics have remarked [...] that being gory is not the best way to deplore wanton bloodshed, Harakiri still looks splendid with its measured tracking shots, its slow zooms, its reflective overhead shots of the courtyard, and its frequent poised immobility". Indem Tsugumo nun im Hof des Hauses Daimyō Iyi sitzt und als Sekundanten einen nach dem anderen dieser scheinbar 'höchst ehrenwerten' jedoch nicht erscheinenden Männer anfordert, zuletzt deren abgeschnittene Zöpfe vor die Füße der Anwesenden wirft, beweist er die Fäulnis eines längst nicht mehr gültigen Systems, während die von ihm Besiegten daheim auf das Nachwachsen ihrer formalen 'Ehre' warten wollen. As proof of his story, Hanshiro removes their labelled topknots from his kimono and casts them upon the palace courtyard. Late that evening, Hayato, Umenosuke, and Hikokuro had brought Motome's mutilated body home. Terrified that the Ii clan will be abolished if word gets out that "a half starved ronin" killed so many of their retainers, Saito announces that all deaths caused by Hanshiro shall be explained by "illness". Nach drei zunächst unerklärten gewonnenen Zweikämpfen kommt der Samurai Hanshirō Tsugumo in das höchst ehrenwerte Haus des Daimyō Iyi (井伊, Ii) und bittet darum, dort Seppuku begehen zu dürfen. With deep contempt, Hanshiro reminds everyone that, for a samurai to lose his topknot is a disgrace so horrendous that even suicide can barely atone for it. Despite this, he retained a firm sense of personal and familial honor. They can expand to contain stories of ethical challenges and human tragedy. Der Film nahm am Wettbewerb der Internationalen Filmfestspiele von Cannes 1963 teil und wurde mit einem Sonderpreis der Jury ausgezeichnet. Thus his revenge is very subtle: he makes the clan to live by the rules they claim to uphold and which they used to punish Chijiwa. Zsűri különdíja: Masaki Kobayashi. In this baseball season without the usual romance and dailiness, with closed-door dealings marked by suspicion and cynicism, the film that feels most like baseball in 2020 is Masaki Kobayashi’s I Will Buy You (1956), a baseball movie that’s almost all business and no … [13] More recently Roger Ebert added Harakiri to his list of "Great Movies", writing in his 2012 review: "Samurai films, like westerns, need not be familiar genre stories. Inn of Evil Masaki Kobayashi, 1971. He achieves a sort of visual mesmerization that is suitable to the curious nightmare mood". They managed to produce only one movie, Kurosawa's Dodes'ka-den (1970). Year: 1962. Nur wenig später starben auch der kleine Kingo und seine Mutter Miho. Keisuke Kinoshita, Akira Kurosawa, Kon Ichikawa and Masaki Kobayashi founded their own company, Yonki No Kai ('Club of The Four Knights'), in 1969 to assert an independent film making process and escape the studio system. As Hanshirō begins seppuku, he is simultaneously shot by all three gunmen. [7], The daily record book of the clan that appears in the beginning and the end of the film "represents the recorded lies of history". Harakiri (切腹)Director: Masaki Kobayashi. We took all of the movies directed by Masaki Kobayashi and looked at his Rotten Tomato Critic, Rotten Tomato User, IMDB, and Letterboxd scores, ranking them against one another to see which movies came out on top. Gemäß offizieller Sprachregelung in der „Chronik des Hauses“ habe Tsugumo sich beim rituellen Seppuku getötet, und die drei Vasallen, die ihr Lehensherr später erfolgreich zum Selbstmord aufgefordert hatte, seien 'an einer Krankheit gestorben'. 切腹, Seppuku) ist ein japanischer Spielfilm des Regisseurs Masaki Kobayashi aus dem Jahr 1962. In conclusion, Masaki Kobayashi’s “Harakiri” not only remains a classic of Japanese cinema, but a transcendent piece of storytelling about the need for humanity in a … [3] At the time, it was common for masterless samurai, or rōnin, to request to commit seppuku (harakiri) in the palace courtyard in the hope of receiving alms from the remaining feudal lords. When Miho fell ill with a fever, Motome could not bear the thought of losing her and did everything to raise money to hire a doctor. Instead, they are concealing their dishonor, feigning illness, and waiting for their hair to grow back. Yle Areenassa on tarjolla radio- ja televisio-ohjelmia, suoria lähetyksiä sekä ohjelmatiedot. But none of Kobayashi's social protests is diminished in the film's construction - it's Mizoguchi-like circularity that bitterly denies any hope for human progress". Motome, however, calmly explained that there was another way to raise money and that he would return very soon. No one of that generation of filmmakers was affected quite as strongly by the war as Kobayashi. At the same time, a messenger returns reporting that Hikokuro had committed harakiri the day before, while Hayato and Umenosuke are lying about their illnesses. Sparsam werden die dramatischen Steigerungen dosiert, wobei manche Szene bewußt ins Zeremonielle überhöht wird. Samurai waren in Friedenszeiten häufig arbeitslos, doch verbot es der Ehrenkodex, andere Anstellungen als solche als Krieger/Dienstnehmer von Fürstenhäusern, oder als Lehrer, anzunehmen. When Kingo also fell ill, Hanshirō was enraged when Motome claimed to have already sold everything of value. Kobayashi Masaki?, n. 14 februarie 1916, Otaru, Japonia – d. 4 octombrie 1996, Tokyo [*], Japonia) a fost un scenarist și regizor de film japonez, cunoscut mai ales pentru trilogia epică Condiția umană (1959–1961), pentru filmele cu samurai Harakiri (1962) și Ultimul samurai (1967) și pentru filmul de groază Kwaidan (1964). Soon after, they had a son, Kingo. Hikokuro then came to Hanshirō's hovel and, with great respect, challenged him to a duel. Enraged that any samurai would "pawn his soul", the House of Ii forced Motome to disembowel himself with his own bamboo blade, making his death slow, agonizingly painful, and deeply humiliating. Größen: XS bis 5XL Um die höchst unwillkommene Situation zu bereinigen, lässt der Fürst entgegen jeglichen vorgeblich geltenden Ehrenregeln Tsugumo zuletzt erschießen, nachdem dieser zuvor im regulären Kampf noch vier der Vasallen seines Hauses getötet und acht weitere verwundet hat. I realised that he transmitted me in this movie what kind of man Masaki Kobayashi was. Harakiri Sep. 15, 1962. HARAKIRI directed by Masaki Kobayashi in 1963 is a major date in the history of Japanese cinema. Auch Tsugumo wird als einer dieser 'erbärmlichen Bettler' angesehen, und man erzählt ihm zur Abschreckung die Geschichte des Rōnin Motome Chijiiwa. Drei Samurai brachten Motomes Leichnam in das Haus des 'ehrenwert Verstorbenen' zurück, wo Tsugumo feststellte, dass sich sein Schwiegersohn die Zunge abgebissen hatte, um sein Leben ehrenhaft zu beenden. Harakiri stars Japanese movie icon Tatsuya Nakadai in the epic role of an enigmatic ronin, Hanshiro Tsugumo. Despite this warning, Hanshirō insists that he has never heard of Motome and says that he has no intention of leaving the Ii palace alive. He explains, however, that they have every right to ask whether justice has been exacted for their deaths. Jahrhunderts in Japan. Saito angrily orders that Hayato and Umenosuke are to also commit seppuku as atonement for losing their topknots, and that a squad of soldiers are to be sent to their houses "to make sure they do it.". Harakiri is Kobayashi’s follow up to his magnum opus, The Human Condition Trilogy: an epic WWII trilogy, also starring Tatsuya Nakadai. To deter him Saitō Kageyu (Rentarō Mikuni), the Daimyō's senior counselor, tells Hanshirō the story of another rōnin, Chijiiwa Motome – formerly of the same clan as Hanshirō. 2011 drehte Takashi Miike mit Ichimei (englischsprachiger Titel: Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai) eine Neuverfilmung von Harakiri mit Ebizō Ichikawa, Eita und Kōji Yakusho in den Hauptrollen.[5]. At the end of his letter, the Shōgun praises the House of Ii and their samurai as the perfection of the Code of Bushido. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 8. The story takes place between 1619 and 1630 during the Edo period and the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate. Despite Hanshirō's pleas, his Lord forbade him to kill himself. Country: Japan. Der Prozess von Tokio Masaki Kobayashi, 1983. The story takes place between 1619 and 1630 during the Edo period and the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate. Having already lost the will to live, Miho followed after him the next day. Um ein Exempel zu setzen, bestand der Potentat auf dem 'Selbstmord mit der eigenen Klinge' und verbot sogar die eigentlich selbstverständliche Assistenz durch einen 'Beisteher'. Before coming to the Ii house, he had tracked down Hayato and Umenosuke, easily defeated them, and cut off their topknots. [9] The New York Times reviewer Bosley Crowther was unimpressed with "the tortured human drama in this film" but added that "Mr. Kobayashi does superb things with architectural compositions, moving forms and occasionally turbulent gyrations of struggling figures in the CinemaScope-size screen. In seiner visuellen Kunstfertigkeit enttarnt er die traditionelle Ehre der Samurai als bloße Illusion, demaskiert festgefahrene Strukturen und schafft es zeitgleich eine unglaublich spannende und fesselnde Geschichte zu erzählen. [1] The film was released by Shochiku Film of America with English subtitles in the United States in December 1963. In order to support Motome and his own daughter Miho, Hanshirō rented a hovel in the slums of Edo and was reduced to making paper umbrellas to make ends meet. Then, she returned to her sickbed next to Kingo. Infuriated by the rising number of "suicide bluffs", the three most senior samurai of the clan—Yazaki Hayato, Kawabe Umenosuke, and Omodaka Hikokuro—persuaded Saitō to force Motome to follow through and kill himself. Hikokuro Omodaka commits seppuku by his own choice. I realised that he transmitted me in this movie what kind of man Masaki Kobayashi was. Kobayashi was one of the rebels of Japanese cinema, most of his films dealt with political material – which acted as a metaphor to current issues. Buksemannen Brilliant movie. Family Without a Dinner Table Masaki Kobayashi, 1985. 9. [10] Cid Corman wrote in Film Quarterly that "the beauty of the film seems largely due to Kobayashi’s underlying firmness of conception and prevailing spirit, by an unevasive concern for cinematic values". [8], Harakiri was released in Japan in 1962. [1], In a contemporary review, the Monthly Film Bulletin stated that Masaki Kobayashi's "slow, measured cadence perfectly matches his subject" and that the "story itself is beautifully constructed". Februar 1916 in Otaru, Hokkaidō; 4. As the suit of armor is lovingly re-erected, the visitor's book of the House of Ii clan is heard in voiceover. Arany Pálma jelölés: Masaki Kobayashi. Soon after, Kingo died from his illness. It tells the story of Hanshirō Tsugumo, a warrior without a lord. Allerdings hatte er seine Klinge längst verkauft, um die Familie ernähren zu können, und durch eine Klinge aus Bambus ersetzt. Director Masaki Kobayashi Genres Action, Drama, History Rating * 8.7 Votes * 16,324 Checks 5,179 Favs 1,263 Dislikes 22 Favs/checks 24.4 % (1:4) Favs/dislikes 57:1 * View IMDb information. Tsugumo ist jedoch keineswegs der erste Samurai, der diese meistens bloß vorgebliche Bitte an den Fürsten heranträgt: Zu dieser Zeit gibt es zahlreiche so genannte Rōnin, die, herrenlos und ohne Einkünfte, Anstellung durch Fürstenhäuser gleichsam erpressen, nämlich unter Androhung der Schmach des in deren Haus wegen ihrer Armut begangenen rituellen Selbstmordes. Harakiri (English Subtitled) on Amazon. Geld für einen Arzt zur Behandlung des Jungen und seiner Mutter war nicht vorhanden.[2]. They then displayed his bamboo blades in order to mock their victim before his family. An elder warrior, Hanshiro Tsugumo (Tatsuya Nakadai) seeks admittance to the house of a feudal lord to commit the act. Harakiri. The empty suit of armor, shown in the beginning, symbolizes the past glory of the Ii clan, and is treated by them with reverence. Masaki Kobayashi showed me with this movie what was important in life, the values one human should have in life. After a suicide pavilion is set up in the courtyard of the palace, Hanshirō is asked to name the samurai who shall behead him when the ritual is complete. [14], On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 100% rating based on eight critic reviews, with an average rating of 7.33/10. Diese haben sich jedoch krank gemeldet, sind daher nicht im Haus. He explains that, if Saito does so, he will die without saying another word. Areena on Suomen suurin netti-tv ja radio. It will only mention Tsugumo's suicide, and the entire story of his challenge to the clan will be purged from the record to protect the façade of "the unjust power structure". Masaki Kobayashi (小林 正樹, Kobayashi Masaki, February 14, 1916 – October 4, 1996) was a Japanese film director, best known for the epic trilogy The Human Condition (1959–1961), the samurai films Harakiri (1962) and Samurai Rebellion (1967), and the horror film Kwaidan (1964). I bow myself to this movie, its message and to Masaki Kobayashi. He did, he admits, know Motome after all. Genres. After provoking their laughter by calling bushido a facade, Hanshirō recounts his story to Saitō and the Ii retainers. It tells the story of Hanshirō Tsugumo, a warrior without a lord. Written by Shinobu Hashimoto, the screenwriter of several memorable feature films directed by Akira Kurosawa (RASHOMON in 1950, SEVEN SAMOURAIS in 1954, THRONE OF BLOOD in 1957 or THE HIDDEN FORTRESS in 1958), HARAKIRI was seen by the public and the critics of that time as a … But those three samurai cowardly take a leave of absence, and two of them are forced to commit suicide only when Tsugumo makes their humiliation public. To the shock of Saitō and the Ii retainers, Hanshirō successively names Hayato, Umenosuke, and Hikokuro—the three samurai who coerced the suicide of Motome. Cannes-i fesztivál 1963. Bald nach der Geburt des Kleinen erkrankte Miho schwer, und auch Kingo selbst bekam Fieber. Tsugumo weigert sich, ohne einen dieser drei 'höchst ehrenwerten' Herren den rituellen Selbstmord zu vollziehen, und erzählt zwischenzeitlich vor den übrigen Vasallen des Hauses seine Geschichte: Motome war der Sohn von Jinnai, einem guten Freund von Tsugumo, welcher wegen seiner Armut ebenfalls das Harakiri begangen hatte. Having now lost face very badly, an enraged Saitō calls Hanshiro a madman and orders his remaining samurai to kill him. For hours, Hanshirō and Miho anxiously awaited his return. Cannes-i fesztivál 1963. Harakiri (Seppuku) Drawing from Harakiri (Masaki Kobayashi) movie. Having had no idea that Motome had sold even his sword blades to save Miho, a devastated Hanshirō implored his son-in-law's forgiveness for his own carelessness. Especially the last third. 350 Was Masaki Kobayashi mit „Harakiri“ geschaffen hat, ist nicht weniger als einer der besten Filme aller Zeiten. Saitō, however, insists that Motome was "a despicable extortioner" who got exactly what he deserved. When asked about the theme of his film, Kobayashi said: "All of my pictures… are concerned with resisting an entrenched power. I bow myself to this movie, its message and to Masaki Kobayashi. Tsugumo besteht auf seinem traditionsgemäßen Recht, einen Kaishaku-Nin[1] aus einem der drei berühmtesten Vasallen dieses Fürstenhauses wählen zu dürfen. Saito tells Tsugumo of another samurai, Motome Chijiiwa, who threatened suicide as a stratagem, only to be forced to follow through on the task. In 1619, his clan was abolished by the Shōgun. It lost the Palme d'Or to The Leopard, but received the Special Jury Award.[16]. He boasts that all other suicide bluffs who come to the Ii palace shall be treated in the same fashion. ozgungenc Masterpiece. Die Geschichte spielt während der Edo-Zeit und der Herrschaft des Tokugawa-Shōgunats. To prevent this, Hanshirō's closest friend performed seppuku and left a letter assigning to Hanshirō the guardianship of his teenage son—Motome. Kobayashi galt als einer der besten und präzisesten Regisseure Japans, bekannt wurde er durch Filme wie Barfuß durch die Hölle und Kwaidan. Completing his story, Hanshirō explains that his sole desire is to join Motome, Miho, and Kingo in the next world. I suppose I've always challenged authority".[4]. 小林 正樹, Kobayashi Masaki; * 14. Tsugumo forderte daraufhin die drei Samurai, die seinem Schwiegersohn nicht beim Harakiri beigestanden hatten, zum Duell und bezwang sie, ohne sie zu töten. rendező: Masaki Kobayashi; író: Yasuhiko Takiguchi; forgatókönyvíró: Shinobu Hashimoto; zeneszerző: Toru Takemitsu; operatőr: Yoshio Miyajima; vágó: Hisashi Sagara; Stáblista mutatása . Tutki ja löydä! Audie Bock describes the theme of Harakiri as "the inhumanity of this requirement for those who dutifully adhered to it, and the hypocrisy of those who enforced this practice". In a final confirmation of the clan's Machiavellian ways, three Ashigaru arrive armed with matchlock guns—a weapon seen as beneath contempt. [12] Audie Bock wrote: "Harakiri avoids the sentimentality of some of his earlier films, such as The Human Condition, through a new emphasis on visual-auditory aesthetics with the cold formality of compositions and Takemutsu's electronic score. Tsugumo Hanshirō arrives at the estate of the Ii clan and says that he wishes to commit seppuku within the courtyard of the palace. Oktober 1996 in Tokio) war ein japanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor. Later, in Great Britain, I learned about the creator of the movie, what kind of man he was. After they left, Miho spent hours weeping inconsolably over her husband's body. Written: Shinobu Hashimoto, Yasuhiko Takiguchi. Top comments. Aging samurai Hanshiro Tsugumo arrives at the home of Kageyu Saito and asks to commit a ritual suicide on the property, which Saito thinks is a ... Action Drama History. Februar 2019 um 21:36 Uhr bearbeitet. Tausende Harakiri T-shirts für Frauen. 8.6. 9 years 1 month ago. Stattdessen schnitt er ihre Zöpfe ab[3]. Later, in Great Britain, I learned about the creator of the movie, what kind of man he was. By playing strictly within the rules of Bushido Code which governs the conduct of all samurai, he lures the powerful leader into a situation where sheer naked logic leaves him humiliated before his retainers". Realizing the love between Motome and Miho, Hanshirō arranged for them to marry. When Tsugumo takes his revenge on the three men complicit in Chijiwa’s death, he prefers divesting them of their topknots rather than killing them. Saito scornfully recalls the practice of ronin requesting the chance to commit seppuku on the clan's land, hoping to be turned away and given alms. Harakiri Year 1962 Runtime 133 min. Kobayashi makes a point here that this symbol of military prowess turns out to be an empty one. Harakiri (jap. That’s what Harakiri is about, of course, and Rebellion as well. He is best known for The Human Condition Trilogy, the Academy Award–nominated horror film Kwaidan and the jidaigeki films Harakiri and Samurai Rebellion. Masaki Kobayashi was a Japanese film director, screenwriter and producer who has directed twenty films in a career spanning 33 years. Aging samurai Hanshiro Tsugumo arrives at the home of Kageyu Saito and asks to commit a ritual suicide on the property, which Saito thinks is a ploy to gain pity and a job. And yet, the most revered samurai of the House of Ii —Hayato, Umenosuke, and Hikokuro— lack the fortitude to commit the suicide they would demand from anyone else. Ein für hiesiges Verständnis ebenso schwieriger wie erhellender Film.“. Katso Harakiri Yle Areenasta. Therefore, Hanshiro asks Saito if he has any statement of regret to convey to Motome, Miho, and Kingo. He places it in a bucket. Der Film spielt zu Anfang des 17. Masaki Kobayashi (jap. Harakiri (切腹, Seppuku , 1962) is a 1962 Japanese jidaigeki drama film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. Upon examining Motome's swords, his blades were found to be made of bamboo. Dies misslang, und Motome war genötigt, sich dem Ehrenkodex gemäß mit dem eigenen Schwert zu töten. They explained how Motome had come to the Ii palace and had been forced to kill himself. The notions of honor and bravery associated with it can be a false front as the hero puts it. Janitors clean the grounds where the fighting had occurred, and a janitor finds one of the three severed top knots on the ground. Masaki Kobayashi showed me with this movie what was important in life, the values one human should have in life. However, the samurai of the Ii house behave like cowards in the fight with Tsugumo, who mockingly knocks the suit over and uses it to defend himself. Hier endet seine Erzählung. Harakiri, original Seppuku, eigentlich 切腹, ist ein japanischer Jidaigeki-Film aus dem Jahr 1962 des Regisseurs Masaki Kobayashi. IMDb: 8.6 1962 135 min. „Kunstvoll gestaltetes historisches Samurai-Drama, das Kritik übt an ausgehöhlten Ehrbegriffen und sinnentleerten Konventionen. Hymn to a Tired Man Masaki Kobayashi, 1968. Harakiri is a 1962 chanbara film directed by Japanese auteur Masaki Kobayashi. The movie is quite beautiful visually, with traditional Japanese architecture and at one point a swaying bamboo forest framed beautifully by director Masaki Kobayashi. 切腹, Seppuku) ist ein japanischer Spielfilm des Regisseurs Masaki Kobayashi aus dem Jahr 1962. Hanshirō then reveals the last part of his story. Masaki Kobayashi Regie; Drehbuchautor/in; Produktion “In any era, I am critical of authoritarian power.” Alle anzeigen (23) Regie. [6], Kobayashi also attacks two other important attributes of the samurai rank: the sword and the topknot. After a brief but tense sword fight, Hikokuro suffers a double disgrace: his sword is broken and his topknot was taken as well. Viele Styles in bis zu 16 Farben. Miho gebar den gemeinsamen Sohn namens Kingo. Masaki Kobayashi • Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Rentaro Mikuni, Shima Iwashita Based-on-20th-Century-Literature • Drama • Foreign Language Film find this movie on When messengers are dispatched to summon them, all three decline to come, saying they are suffering from a life-threatening illness. [11], Donald Richie called it the director's "single finest picture" and quoted Kobayashi's mentor Keisuke Kinoshita who named it among the top five greatest Japanese films of all time. It premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Masaki Kobayashi is considered one of the great cinematic masters of the Japanese immediate post-war era, a generation overshadowed by the towering presence of Akira Kurosawa. Internationalen Filmfestspiele von Cannes 1963, https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harakiri_(1962)&oldid=185507959, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“. Masaki Kobayashi. Diesem wurde, um andere abzuschrecken, die „Bitte“ um Seppuku „erlaubt“, genauer: Er wurde letztlich zum Harakiri vor den Augen der Gefolgschaft des Fürsten genötigt. Motome arrived at the palace a few months earlier and made the same request as Hanshirō. At the time, losing one's topknot was the same as losing one's sword, and death would be preferable to such dishonor. Hanshiro concludes that, despite the Ii clan's pride in its martial history, it seems that the Code of the Samurai is a facade even for them. The Shōgun, it is said, has issued a personal commendation to the Ii clan for how they handled the suicide bluffs of Motome and Hanshirō. Nach dem Tod seines Vaters stand Motome unter der Fürsorge von Tsugumo und heiratete Tsugumos Tochter Miho. A film without a single flaw. At the time, it was common for masterless samurai, or rōnin, to request to commit seppuku (harakiri) in the palace courtyard in the hope of receiving alms from the remaining feudal lords. Glowing Autumn Masaki Kobayashi, 1979. Impoverished samurai wander the countryside, asking wealthy estate owners if they can commit hara-kiri, a grisly form of suicide, on their property. Motome sah es als letzte ehrenhafte Möglichkeit, im Haus des Daimyō Iyi sein Harakiri anzudrohen, um den Potentaten damit gleichsam zu erpressen, ihn in seine Dienste zu nehmen. In a battle which rages through the palace, Hanshirō kills four samurai, wounds eight, and contemptuously throws down the antique suit of armor which symbolizes the glorious history of the House of Ii. Harakiri (切腹, Seppuku[2], 1962) is a 1962 Japanese jidaigeki drama film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. The film was remade by Japanese director Takashi Miike as a 3D film titled Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai.