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Acclaimed film centres on samurai suicide ritual

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Published: Mon 30 Sep 2013, 11:53 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:18 AM

WATCH THE RIVETING Japanese drama Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai at a free screening hosted by The Scene Club on October 9.

The film by Takashi Miike is a remake of the 1962 original and was nominated for the Palme d’Or award. It tells the story of a mysterious samurai looking to commit ritual suicide, only to find his path blocked by his stubborn feudal lord. Book tickets at


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