Harakiri

Harakiri (切腹) Director: Masaki Kobayashi Written: Shinobu Hashimoto, Yasuhiko Takiguchi Country: Japan Year: 1962 Harakiri (English Subtitled) on Amazon. Kobayashi was one of the rebels of Japanese cinema, most of his films dealt with political material – which acted as … Continue reading

Takeshi Kitano "Zatoichi" poster

Zatoichi

Zatoichi (座頭市) Director: Takeshi Kitano Written: Takeshi Kitano Country: Japan Year: 2003 “Zatoichi” on Amazon. There are already many films and TV series about the blind masseur, gambler and swordsman, Zatoichi, a fictional character created by Kan Shimozawa (Source: Wikipedia). … Continue reading