Hana (2006)

Director Hirokazu Koreeda turns the popularly held conventions of the typical samurai {revenge} tale on their head with this story of a man whose quest to avenge the death of his father gradually takes a back seat to his emerging role as a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Leslie Felperin

A humanistic, charmingly off-kilter samurai story of sorts.

David Cornelius

Despite a whimsical approach to the material, Koreeda allows too many scenes to drag and too many themes to repeat.

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danny d
a beautiful film. koreeda blends period drama with a strong fusion of humor and adds great shot sequences to create a surprisingly understated samurai film.… More
Bruce Bruce
An Outsanding Movie, Not for your Average American Movie Buff. This is more of a Multi Story which combines into one. Must read subtitles for 2 hrs so that… More
Lesley N
A different kind of samurai film, as the hero, although a samurai out to avenge his fathers death, would really rather be teaching school and hanging out with… More