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Harakiri (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1962 Japanese jidaigeki (period-drama) Directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Harakiri (35mm)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Harakiri (35mm)
Dir. Masaki Kobayashi (1962); Japan, 133m
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita
Japanese with English subtitles
Programmed by: Jenny Wechter

Set in the year 1630, Harakiri begins with rōnin (masterless samurai) Hanshiro Tsugumo making an unusual request of a local lord of the Iyi clan: to use the lord’s grounds to commit harakiri- ritual suicide. Director Masaki Kobayashi challenges the feudal customs of Japan’s past in a gripping critique of historical perceptions of honor. (more…)

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Harakiri (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1962 Japanese jidaigeki (period-drama) Directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Harakiri (35mm)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Harakiri (35mm)
Dir. Masaki Kobayashi (1962); Japan, 133m
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita
Japanese with English subtitles
Programmed by: Jenny Wechter

Set in the year 1630, Harakiri begins with rōnin (masterless samurai) Hanshiro Tsugumo making an unusual request of a local lord of the Iyi clan: to use the lord’s grounds to commit harakiri- ritual suicide. Director Masaki Kobayashi challenges the feudal customs of Japan’s past in a gripping critique of historical perceptions of honor. (more…)

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Harakiri (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1962 Japanese jidaigeki (period-drama) Directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Harakiri (35mm)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Harakiri (35mm)
Dir. Masaki Kobayashi (1962); Japan, 133m
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita
Japanese with English subtitles
Programmed by: Jenny Wechter

Set in the year 1630, Harakiri begins with rōnin (masterless samurai) Hanshiro Tsugumo making an unusual request of a local lord of the Iyi clan: to use the lord’s grounds to commit harakiri- ritual suicide. Director Masaki Kobayashi challenges the feudal customs of Japan’s past in a gripping critique of historical perceptions of honor. (more…)

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