Photo courtesy of Lone Star Film Society
Hanshiro Tsugumo (Tatsuya Nakadai), an aging, masterless samurai, enters a local lord’s home to virtuously end his life, when a revelation by the lord’s counsel unearths a new way for Hanshiro to regain his honor. Directed by the inimitable Masaki Kobayashi, Harakiri (1962) is a deep look into the life of a wayward samurai.
The ArthouseFW - Samurai Series present select films that highlight the unique and poetic life of the Samurai. Each film explores a new perspective of life as a warrior, whether the battle is for life, love or upholding the strict expectations of society. The series will play alongside the Kimbell Art Museum’s exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection in the brand new Renzo Piano pavilion. This installment of ArthouseFW is presented by the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum.
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
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