On the TIFF premieres of three of the most acclaimed films from Cannes, including arguably the best of the year.
From Cannes, Ben Kenigsberg reviews new films from Joanna Hogg, Kogonada, Nadav Lapid, and Mahamat-Saleh Haroun.
The Kobayashi movie "Harakiri" is available on Hulu and Netflix. Miike's "Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai" is available on Amazon.com.
In this remake of the 1962 Masaki Kobayashi movie known as "Harakiri" in America, but "Seppuku" in Japan, Takashi Miike considers the value of one life or "Ichimei." (一命 Ichimei). In the U.S., the film is also re-named "Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai."