Zatoichi

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Action

Katsu, a blind swordsman and masseur in feudal Japan, is talked into selling his services to Sugiyama, who is preparing to battle Sawamura. En route to Sugiyama, Katsu and a companion are attacked by three of Sawamura's men. Though his friend is murdered, Katsu manages to fight back and kill the three. Next, he honors a dying man's request and accompanies...read more

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Katsu, a blind swordsman and masseur in feudal Japan, is talked into selling his services to Sugiyama, who is preparing to battle Sawamura. En route to Sugiyama, Katsu and a companion are attacked by three of Sawamura's men. Though his friend is murdered, Katsu manages to fight back and

kill the three. Next, he honors a dying man's request and accompanies Fujimura, a young woman, to her parents' home. She is kidnaped, but Katsu manages to find and rescue her thanks to the supersensory powers he has developed to overcome his blindness. Upon being returned home the girl is once

more taken by Shimada. Fujimura is brought to Sawamura as Katsu fights off more members of Sawamura's family. He learns that a plot has been hatched for his murder by members of both Sawamura's and his own family. Katsu fights all off handily and finally gets Fujimura home safely.

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