Films & Other Videos
Films with: Iwashita, Shima
- Seppuku Hara kiri /
- Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
- DVD 9970
- Shinjū ten no Amijima Double suicide /
- In this stylized dramatization of the puppet theater play, Jihei abandons business, family and self respect for a passionate love affair with a geisha whose freedom he cannot afford. As the world closes in upon him, he finds his only course of action to be death together with the lover he is unable to obtain in life.
- DVD 1575