Release Date: July 20th, 2012
DVD Release Date: January 22nd, 2013
Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min
A samurai (Ebizo Ichikawa) asks permission to commit ritual suicide in the courtyard of a prominent feudal lord and hears the gruesome tale of what happened to a comrade who made a similar request several months earlier.
Director: Takashi Miike
Genres: Historical drama
Production Co: Kôdansha, Dentsu, Oriental Light and Magic, Recorded Picture Company (RPC)
Distributors: Tribeca Film