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Jean-Claude Van Damme,
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Blind Zatoichi makes his living by gambling and giving massages. But behind his humble facade, Zatoichi is a master swordsman, gifted with lightning-fast draw and strokes of breathtaking precision. Zatoichi wanders into a town run by sinister gangs and a powerful samurai. He's destined for violent showdowns when he stumbles on two beautiful geishas avenging their parents' murder... Duels, wit and a touch of zen! Cult anti-hero Zatoichi is back in a sword-fighting adventure written, directed and starring Takeshi Kitano. Written by
The blood in the film has been described by many as being "too CGI". Kitano did this intentionally, wanting to "soften the shock to the audience" due to the high body count. Kitano told the CGI artist he wanted the blood to "look like flowers blossoming across the screen." See more »
The movie centers upon Zaitochi a swordsman who helps and saves hapless. He's a ¨Ronin¨, a samurai without master.He will have to face a villain and a nasty gang. The runtime film is overlong and is slow moving in spite of the struggles, which are fast moving and breathtaking, but the motion picture is a little boring. Two hours and some are a bit tiring.
In the movie there are action, Japan sword fights ,emotion,violence and lots of gore because the murders are pretty savage. The picture obtained much success in all the world and specially in Japan. The final confrontation between the starring and the enemies is overwhelming. The fighting stage is similar to ¨Kill Bill¨ saga. Interpretation and direction by Takeshi Kitano is riveting ,it's his best film.
Film will appeal to strong emotions lovers and Takeshi Kitano fans.
Rating: 6,5/10 . Good
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