Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Blu-ray

Undaunted, the samurai begins to tell a story of his own, with an ending no one could see coming. Manufacturer:. Special features geoffrey gilmore, discusses hara-kiri, from Tribeca Film, Presented by American Express Brand name: ingram entertainment Mfg#: 767685282397. From visionary auteur takashi miike 13 assassins, Ichi the Killer comes the story of a mysterious samurai who arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard.

With stunning cinematography and gripping performances, HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI is a thrilling exploration of revenge, honor and individuality in the face of oppressive power. Shipping weight: 037 lbs. Genre: action/advenTURE. 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.

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13 Assassins Blu-ray

Factory sealed DVD. Cult director takashi miike ichi the Killer, Audition delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era. 13 assassins - a masterful exercise in cinematic butchery New York Post is centered around a group of elite samurai who are secretly enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord in order to prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war torn future.


Blade of the Immortal Blu-ray

Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. The 100th film by master director TAKASHI MIIKE. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine. He promises to protect a young girl named Rin and help her avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu.

Factory sealed DVD. Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Shrink-wrapped.

Zatoichi Blu-ray

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Ichi the Killer Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Takashi miike s ichi the killer has endured as one of the most influential pieces of genre filmmaking of the last two decades, and now it returns in a stunning all-new digitally restored special edition approved by Miike himself. This visceral, and often hilarious film follows Kakihara Tadanobu Asano, bloody, a notoriously sadistic yakuza enforcer whose search for his boss killer brings him into the orbit of a demented costumed assassin known as Ichi Nao Ohmori.

Bonus featuresaudio commentary with director takashi Miike & Manga Artist/Writer Hideo YamamotoStill GalleryTrailerLanguage: Japanese originalAvailable Subtitles: English Factory sealed DVD.

Chasing the Dragon DVD + Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. Donnie yen stars as infamous real-life drug kingpin crippled Ho, who came to Hong Kong an illegal immigrant in 1963 and ruthlessly carved an empire from the chaotic underworld of drug dealers and corrupt police that ruled the city under notorious detective Lee Rock Andy Lau. Bonus features:english language AvailableTrailerLanguage: Cantonese original, English dubSubtitles: English and Chinese Factory sealed DVD.

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Takashi Miike's Black Society Trilogy Shinjuku Triad Society, Rainy Dog, Ley Lines 2-Disc Special Edition Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Set in the bustling kabuki-cho nightlife neighborhood of tokyo, Outrage struggling with private issues while hunting a psychotic criminal Tomorowo Taguchi, Shinjuku Triad Society follows a mixed-race cop Kippei Shiina, Tetsuo the Iron Man who traffics in children's organs.

Shrink-wrapped. Rainy dog, shot entirely in taiwan, is about an exiled yakuza Dead or Alive s Show Aikawa who finds himself saddled with a son he never knew he had and a price on his head after the Chinese gang he works for decides to turn on him. After several years spent working almost exclusively in the direct-to-video world of V-cinema in Japan, Takashi Miike announced himself as a world-class filmmaking talent with this trio of thematically-connected, the underworld of Japanese society, families both real and surrogate, character-centric crime stories about violence, and the possibly hopeless task of finding one's place in the world.

His first films made specifically for theatrical release, and his first for a major studio, the Black Society Trilogy was the beginning of Miike's mature career as a filmmaker and they remain among the prolific director's finest works. Ley lines moves from the countryside to the city and back, as three Japanese youths of Chinese descent including The Raid 2's Kazuki Kitamura seek their fortune in Tokyo, only to run afoul of a violent gang boss Naoto Takenaka, The Happiness of the Katakuris.

2-disc special edition contents high definition digital transfers of all three films original uncompressed pcm stereo audio optional english subtitles for all three films New interview with director Takashi Miike New interview with actor Show Aikawa Rainy Dog, Ley Lines New audio commentaries for all three films by Miike biographer Tom Mes Original theatrical trailers for all three films Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Chris Malbon FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector s booklet featuring new writing on the films Factory sealed DVD.

Shrink-wrapped. Three of the most dramatically moving films created by the director, the "black Society Trilogy" offers clear proof that Miike's frequent pigeonholing as a specialist in bloody spectacle is only one aspect of his filmmaking career, and taken as a whole, the films are among the finest works ever to deal with the way violence and brutality can unexpectedly destroy even the most innocent of lives.

The Samurai Trilogy The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. With these three films—1954’s oscar-winning musashi miyamoto, 1955’s Duel at Ichijoji Temple, and 1956’s Duel at Ganryu Island—Inagaki created a passionate epic that’s equal parts tender love story and bloody action. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. The samurai trilogy, was one of japan’s most successful exports of the 1950s, a rousing, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki The Rickshaw Man and starring the inimitable Toshiro Mifune Seven Samurai, emotionally gripping tale of combat and self-discovery.

Based on a novel that’s often called japan’s gone with the Wind, this sweeping saga fictionalizes the life of the legendary seventeenth-century swordsman and writer and artist Musashi Miyamoto, following him on his path from unruly youth to enlightened warrior. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.


ICHI Blu-ray

Factory sealed DVD. Ichi honors the classic tale of the blind samurai while casting the legend in breathtaking new light. Shrink-wrapped. In a role traditionally played by men, award-winning actress Haruka Ayase is both tender and brutal. Beautiful ichi wanders blindly from village to village, searching for the sightless swordsman who long ago taught her to kill.

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Her technique is exquisite and explosive, her defenses as impenetrable as the darkness in which she moves. Factory sealed DVD. Many along her solitary path are touched – some by the sound of her delicate music, others by the edge of her lethal blade. Shrink-wrapped.


Ran StudioCanal Collection Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Lord hidetora and his three sons wreak epic 16th-century chaos in this modified "King Lear. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. R. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Region A/1. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Multiple formats, blu-ray, dolby, Color, AC-3, dubbed, subtitled, ntsc, Widescreen.

162 minutes. English & danish, norwegian, Finnish, italian, Dutch, French, german, Spanish, Swedish Subtitles. Shrink-wrapped.

Harakiri The Criterion Collection Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Following the collapse of his clan, an unemployed samurai Ran's Tatsuya Nakadai arrives at the manor of Lord Iyi, begging to commit ritual suicide on his property. Shrink-wrapped. Winner of the 1963 cannes film festival's special jury Prize, Harakiri, directed by Masaki Kobayashi The Human Condition is a fierce evocation of individual agency in the face of a corrupt and hypocritical system.

Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Multiple formats, color, ac-3, dubbed, subtitled, ntsc, Dolby, Blu-ray, Widescreen.162 minutes. Shrink-wrapped. Region A/1. Iyi's clansmen, believing the desperate ronin is merely angling for a new position, try to force him to eviscerate himself— but they have underestimated his beliefs and his personal brand of honor.

R. Shrink-wrapped. English & danish, italian, norwegian, german, Finnish, French, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish Subtitles. Factory sealed DVD.