'Harakiri' 1919 poster

'Harakiri' 1919 poster

Harakiri (1919)

aka Madame Butterfly

Directed by Fritz Lang

Plot Summary:Edit

The Buddist priest wants the Daughter of the Daimyo to become a priestess at the Forbidden Garden. The Daimyo thinks if he were in Europe tht his daughter should decide on her own, but he is denunciated and has to commit harakiri. She meets Olaf, a European Officer, falls in love and marries him, but after a few months he has to return to Europe. She gives birth to a child and is waiting for him, while he marries in Europe. When he comes back to Japan 4 years later, he is accompanied by his European wife.

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