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Ichimei ()


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A tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.

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Kageyu Saito
Munetaka Aoki ...
Hikokuro Omodaka
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Tajiri
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Miho
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Motome Chijiiwa
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Hanshirô Tsugumo
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Hayatonosho Matsuzaki
Kazuki Namioka ...
Umanosuke Kawabe
Takashi Sasano ...
Sousuke priest
Ayumu Saitô ...
Fujita
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Priest
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Naotaka Ii
Baijaku Nakamura ...
Jinnai Chijiiwa
Yoshihisa Amano ...
Sasaki
Ippei Takahashi ...
Naito

Directed by

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Takashi Miike

Written by

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Kikumi Yamagishi ... (screenplay)
 
Yasuhiko Takiguchi ... (novel "Ibun rônin-ki")

Produced by

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Noguchi. Akemiko ... executive producer
Tetsu Fujimura ... associate producer (as Tetsuya Fujimura)
Tatsuro Hatanaka ... executive producer
Toru Hatori ... executive producer
Yo Hattori ... executive producer
Tomoyuki Imai ... line producer
Yoshio Irie ... executive producer
Hiroaki Kitano ... executive producer
Toshiki Komatsu ... line producer
Noriko Koyanagi ... co-line producer
Tomoko Machida ... executive producer
Sigeshi Maeda ... co-producer
Toshiaki Nakazawa ... producer
Suketsugu Noda ... executive producer
Eiichi Noguchi ... executive producer
Toshiaki Okuno ... executive producer
Misako Saka ... co-producer
Shingo Sekine ... producer
Tôichirô Shiraishi ... producer
Nobuyuki Tanizawa ... co-producer
Jeremy Thomas ... producer
Yasushi Uchida ... producer
Shinjiro Yokoyama ... producer
Kensuke Zushi ... producer

Music by

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Ryuichi Sakamoto ... (as Ryûichi Sakamoto)

Cinematography by

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Nobuyasu Kita ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Kenji Yamashita

Editorial Department

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Alex Coppedge ... teaser editor

Casting By

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Yuriko Kitada

Production Design by

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Yûji Hayashida

Art Direction by

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Yûji Hayashida

Set Decoration by

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Kazuto Kagoo
Akira Sakamoto

Costume Design by

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Kazuko Kurosawa

Production Management

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Shin'ya Zenda ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ryôsuke Kanesaki ... assistant director

Art Department

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Natsuki Kioka ... assistant production designer
Yasuto Takemura ... art coordinator

Sound Department

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Hiroaki Kanachi ... sound
Jun Nakamura ... sound recordist
Kenji Shibasaki ... sound effects / supervising sound designer

Visual Effects by

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Tsugutaka Fukuoka ... visual effects artist

Stunts

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Keiji Tsujii ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sinya Kocho ... assistant camera
Akitoshi Minami ... assistant camera
Yoshimi Watabe ... gaffer

Other crew

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Chiara Gelardin ... business and legal affairs
Alainée Kent ... development executive
Jonathan Lynch-Staunton ... for hanWay films
Fabien Westerhoff ... worldwide sales: Hanway Films

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Storyline

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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • 一命 (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (World-wide, English title)
  • Hara-Kiri: mort d'un samourai (France)
  • Hara-Kiri - Tod eines Samurai (Germany)
  • Hara-Kiri: muerte de un samurai (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 128 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The first 3D title ever to be shown in official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. See more »
Goofs As the wooden wakizashi is pushed into the stomach (after the tip snapped off), you can see that the blade is sliding into the handle. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011). See more »
Quotes Kageyu: A warrior's word is his bond.
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