Adventures of Zatoichi
|Adventures of Zatoichi|
|Directed by||Kimiyoshi Yasuda|
|Produced by||Shozaburo Asai|
|Written by||Shozaburo Asai
Kan Shimozawa (story)
|Music by||Taichirô Kosugi|
Adventures of Zatoichi (座頭市関所破り Zatōichi sekisho-yaburi?) is a 1964 Japanese chambara film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion Picture Company (later acquired by Kadokawa Pictures).
Adventures of Zatoichi is the ninth episode in the 26-part film series devoted to the character of Zatoichi.
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On his way to a village to celebrate the New Year's festival, Zatoichi is asked by a man to deliver a message to a woman. Upon delivery, he rooms with a young women who is searching for her missing father.
- Shintaro Katsu as Zatoichi
- Eiko Taki as Osen
- Miwa Takada as Saki
- Mikijiro Hira as Gounosuke
- Kichijiro Ueda as Boss Jinbei
- Akitake Kono as Gorota Kajima
- Koichi Mizuhara as Kamazo
- Ikuko Mori as Hanokama
- Adventures of Zatoichi at the Internet Movie Database
- Zatoichi sekisho yaburi review by Brian McKay for eFilmCritic.com (20 April 2004)
- "Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman, Vol. 9 - Adventures of Zatoichi", review by J. Doyle Wallis for Home Vision Entertainment (19 August 2003)
- Review: Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)" by Thomas Raven for freakengine (27 November 2011)
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