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Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
"Zatoichi sekisho yaburi" (original title)

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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father.

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Credited cast:
Shintarô Katsu ...
Miwa Takada ...
Saki
Eiko Taki ...
Sen
Kichijirô Ueda ...
Boss Jinbei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daimaru ...
Zany Entertainer
Mikijirô Hira ...
Gounosuke
Gen Kimura ...
Yakuza dice thrower
Akitake Kôno ...
Intendant Gorota Kajima
Koichi Mizuhara ...
Kamazo
Ikuko Môri ...
Hanokama
Rocket Nakata ...
Zany Entertainer
Teruko Ômi ...
Daruma maker's wife
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Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman looking for her father, a village leader who has disappeared. As he helps her investigate the disappearance, Zatoichi also becomes involved with another young woman who is trying to help her brother, who has murdered someone at about the same time and place as the missing man was last seen. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Blind Swordsman: Adventures of Zatoichi
29 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Blind Swordsman: Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)

aka Zatoichi sekisho yaburi

*** (out of 4)

The blind swordsman (Shintaro Katsu) returns, this time helping a young woman track down her missing father. This is so far the best I've seen in the series thanks in large part to a darker tone than the previous two. Once again, the story of a blind swordsman works well and keeps the viewing interested and the fight scenes are extremely well done this time out.

Available on DVD or IFC shows it often.


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