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Harakiri

$34.95 | 133 minutes

(1962) - Star(s)

Set in 17th-century Japan, director Makaki Kobayahi's HARAKIRI stars Tatsuya Nakadai (RAN) as masterless samurai Hanshiro Tsugumo. Structured in a series of flashbacks, the film opens in a period of serenity that has brought about a consolidation&hellip…

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Rebel Samurai: Sixties Swordplay Classics

$85.95 | 420 minutes

(1965) - Star(s)

The reliably excellent Criterion Collection presents these four diverse and intriguing 1960s samurai films. Not as well known as those of, for instance, Akira Kurosawa, these movies nevertheless make important contributions to the genre&hellip…

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Sanjuro

$34.95 | 96 minutes

(1962) - Actor

A sequel to YOJIMBO, SANJURO features Toshirô Mifune reprising his role as the title character, an uncouth wanderer with a quick sword. While napping in a deserted shrine, the cynical and unkempt warrior is awakened by a meeting of&hellip…

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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

$34.95 | 111 minutes

(1960) - Actor

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs might be Japanese filmmaker Mikio Naruse's finest hour--a delicate, devastating study of a woman, Keiko (played heartbreakingly by Hideko Takamine), who works as a bar hostess in Tokyo's very modern postwar&hellip…

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