Bushidō

Bushidō (武士道, “the way of warriors”) is a Japanese collective term for the many codes of honour and ideals that dictated the samurai way of life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry in Europe. The “way” originates from the samurai moral values, most commonly stressing some combination of sincerity, frugality, loyalty, martial arts mastery,…

Seppuku

In my opinion, Seppuku is a masterpiece of the Japanese and worldwide cinema. It took me long time to watch but I watched with my breath taken away. From the beginning the movie captured my undivided attention, just by the black and white cinematography-photography scenes, the unexpected turns and curves of the story, the power…