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The Blind Swordsman: Zatôichi (2-Sep-2003)

Original Title: Zat˘ichi

Director: Takeshi Kitano

Writer: Takeshi Kitano

From novel by: Kan Shimozawa

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Blindness, Martial Arts

Reboot of the Zat˘ichi series of samurai films follows the hard-charging adventures of Japan's foremost blind masseur-cum-swordsman.

Featuring famous Japanese auteur "Beat" Takeshi Kitano in the director's chair and lead role, The Blind Swordsman: Zat˘ichi follows its classic titular character, a blind 19th-century masseur and master swordsman, as he is forced to put his skills to the test upon encountering danger in the form of a gang leader ruling a mountain town with an iron fist and intrigue presenting itself as two captivating geishas out to avenge their father's murder.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Takeshi Kitano
Film Director
18-Jan-1947   Zatoichi


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