Hakai (1962) AKA The Broken Commandment / The Outcast

A young man struggles to come to terms with his true identity in a remote caste-based village in early 20th century Japan.

Director: Kon Ichikawa.
Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Hiroyuki Nagato, Eiji Funakoshi, Rentarô Mikuni, Yoshi Katô, Jun Hamamura, Shiho Fujimura, Kyôko Kishida, Seiji Miyaguchi, Hiroyuki Nagato, Ganjirô Nakamura, Haruko Sugimura, Kumeko Urabe. AKA The Broken Commandment / The Outcast


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  1. Steves
    January 29, 2019

    Outstanding, Jon! Rarefilmm keeps getting better by the day!

  2. Michael
    March 20, 2019

    A great film from one of my favourite directors, Ichikawa. There are many memorably black and white stark images that lingers in my mind. Well done Jon

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