A Special Screening of “Harakiri” (切腹)

A Special Screening of "Harakiri" (切腹)

Tatsuya Nakadai - Film Actor

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Auditorium, Whitney Humanities Center See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Directed by Masaki Kobayashi (Shochiku, 1962, 133 min., 35 mm)

A tour de force performance in one of the most damning critiques of the Japanese
feudal structure ever.

In Japanese with English subtitles

Yale University welcomes Nakadai Tatsuya, one of Japan’s greatest actors.


From Kurosawa Akira’s Ran and Kagemusha to Kobayashi Masaki’s Harakiri and The Human Condition, Nakadai Tatsuya has starred in many of Japan’s greatest films and worked with many of its greatest directors. In a career that spans seven decades, from Shakespeare on stage to starring roles on TV, Nakadai has become one of Japan’s most outstanding and celebrated actors, earning the Order of Culture from the Japanese Emperor in 2015.

Nakadai is coming to Yale to show two of his films and engage in discussions after the screenings.

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Co-Presented with The Japan Foundation and Films at the Whitney