Friday, September 27, 2013
Episode Fourteen: Harakiri and Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
This week, in conjunction with a local series of samurai films, Mike and Sean take a look at Masaki Kobayshi's 1962 classic Harakiri, with Tatsuya Nakadai, as well as 2011's remake of that film, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai. They also discuss the career of Akira Kurosawa, pick their Essential Samurai Films and look forward to the Vancouver International Film Festival and backward at Ron Howard and Michael Keaton.
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Sean's on-going coverage of VIFF 2013
The They Shot Pictures Kurosawa Episode