HarakiriDVD - 2005 | Japanese
Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An unemployed samurai arrives at the manor of Lord Iyi, seeking to commit ritual suicide on his property, but Iyi's clansmen react with suspicion.
From Library Staff
A master-less samurai arrives at the estate of a clan asking to commit ritual suicide. This particular film is more a drama that examines the hypocrisies of the samurai and shogunate system.