• 1962
  • 2 HR 15 MIN
  • NR

After the centralization of political power in Japan in the 17th century, the samurai have been displaced. They wander the countryside asking estate owners' permission to commit hara-kiri, hoping the wealthy landowners will take pity and give them work. Nakadai, an aging samurai, wanders into an estate and makes his request. He is told by the estate's chief...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Shinobu Hashimoto
Producer (1 Credit)
Tatsuo Hosoya
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Yoshio Miyajima
Editor (1 Credit)
Hisashi Sagara
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Toru Takemitsu
Art Director (2 Credits)
Jun-ichi Ozumi
Shigemasa Toda
Cord-Cutting Guide. Credit: Robert Rodriguez / TV Guide

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