The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

One-man band Takeshi Kitano's first period film is a quirky take on the popular character Zatoichi, a sightless swordsman who wanders Edo-period Japan like a cross between comic-book hero Daredevil and TV-detective Columbo, a shuffling Robin Hood who always seems three steps behind the bad guys until he abruptly reduces a mob of truculent samurai to fish...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Kan Shimozawa
Producer (2 Credits)
Tsunehisa Saito
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Chieko Saito
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Masanori Sanada
Takio Yoshida
Assoc. Producer (5 Credits)
Junichi Kimura
Kazuhiro Furukawa
Satoshi Kubo
Tadakaza Onodera
Toichiro Shiraishi
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Katsumi Yanagijima
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Keiichi Suzuki
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Norihiro Isoda
Art Director (1 Credit)
Shigeyuki Kondo
Costumes (1 Credit)
Kazuko Kurosawa
Casting (1 Credit)
Takefumi Yoshikawa
Special Effects (7 Credits)
Atsuo Inamura
Mitsuaki Hashimoto
Okifumi Taira
Takaaki Ohnishi
Taro Kogaku
Tomoo Haraguchi
Yoji Miki
Sound (2 Credits)
Akira Nakano
Senji Horiuchi
Choreography (3 Credits)
The Stripes
Tatsumi Nikamoto
Toyotaka Azuma
Make Up (3 Credits)
Kakusei Fujiwara
Makoto Morita
Mitsuyo Miyauchi

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