Join us this Sunday, July 27th, for a 2pm showing of amazing Japanese movie "ICHIMEI / HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI". Directed by Takashi Miike. With Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka. 2hr 6 min. Not rated. In Japanese with English subtitles. Superb piece of story telling as well as complex case study of ethical courage.
A tale of revenge, honor and disgrace. Hanshiro, a destitute samurai asks to commit hara-kiri at the estate of Kageyu. The feudal lord begs the samurai to reconsider due to the dishonor it will bring him, unaware of the shocking truth behind Hanshiro's choice of locale.
Trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29El4phRPaw
Please bring light refreshments if you can. No pressure. Or leave a few dollars in the tip jar... Seating is limited, so you MUST rsvp. ( If you RSVP yes and then cannot attend, you MUST change your RSVP.) Doors open at 1:15. Discussion after the movie. We'll be all done by 5p. If you arrive at 2:15, the movie will have started.
For more info, contact Guy Henoumont anytime at[masked] or at [masked].