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The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (座頭市 / Zatôichi) (2003)

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
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7.5 IMDB rating

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Takeshi Kitano Takeshi Kitano
Zatôichi / Ichi
Tadanobu Asano Tadanobu Asano
Hattori Genosuke
Michiyo Ookusu Michiyo Ookusu
Aunt Oume
Taka Guadalcanal Taka Guadalcanal
Shinkichi
Daigorô Tachibana Daigorô Tachibana
Geisha Seitaro 'Osei' Naruto
Yûko Daike Yûko Daike
Geisha Okinu Naruto
Yui Natsukawa Yui Natsukawa
O-Shino, Hattori's Wife
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe
Boss Inosuke Ginzo


Written by
Takeshi Kitano Takeshi Kitano
(screenplay)
Kan Shimozawa Kan Shimozawa
(novels)


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A very good movie

9 years, 2 months ago at Mar 31 11:32
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Back in the 90's, I used to be a huge fan of Takeshi Kitano and I ended up watching 9 of his movies. I have to admit that, nowadays, I don't follow much his work anymore but it doesn't seem I'm missing much. Anyway, this flick was the last Kitano feature I had the pleasure to watch. If I'm not mistaken, it is the most commercially successful movie directed by Takeshi Kitano, at least in Japan wher... read more

He Can't See You, But He Can Still Cut You.

11 years, 1 month ago at Apr 16 4:33
1 vote
I had heard of Zatoichi, but never bothered looking up anything about this long-lasting character of the East. I stumbled on this DVD, & found myself enjoying it so much, that the end result was multiple viewings with no diminishment in enjoyment. The movie, just like the series of an earlier time, follows the latest adventure of a mystery traveler commonly referred to as the "blind masseuse", who... read more
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Description: Zatoichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatoichi discovers a remote mountain village at the mercy of Ginzo, a ruthless gang-leader. Ginzo disposes of anyone who gets in his way, especially after hiring the mighty samurai ronin, Hattori, as a bodyguard. After a raucous night of gambling in town, Zatoichi encoutners a pair of geishas--as dangerous as they are beautiful--who've come to avenge their parents' murder. As the paths of these and other co ... (more)
Release date: 6 September 2003
UPC: 786936264531
Tags: Japan (11), Action (10), Japanese (10), Samurai (9), 2000s (6), 2003 (5), Drama (4), Comedy (4), Remake (4), Crime (4), Geisha (3), Asian (2), Martial Arts (2), Zatoichi (2), Dance (1), Dancing (1), Humor (1), History (1), Music (1), Revenge (1)
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