Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) is from visionary directory Takashi Miike who also directed 13 Assassins (2011).
Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) is a remake of director Masaki Kobayashi original film HaraKiri (1962). The story takes place in around 1630. Japan is at peace and ronin Samurai find it very difficult to survive. In this story a mysterious samurai arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard. The lord threatens him with the brutal tale of Motome, a desperate young ronin who made a similar request with ulterior motives, only to meet a grisly end. Undaunted, the samurai begins to tell a story of his own, with an ending no one imagined.
Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) offers stunning cinematography by Nobuyasu Kita, and a gripping performances by stars Koji Yakusho, Ebizô Ichikawa, Hikari Mitsushima, and Eita. Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) is a thrilling exploration of revenge, honor, and individuality in the face of oppressive power.
Stunt Coordinator for the film is Kenji Shibasaki