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Adventures of Zatoichi / Kadokawa Pictures ; a Daiei Co. Ltd. production ; producer, Shozaburo Asai ; original story by Kan Shimozawa ; screenplay by Shozaburo Asai ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda.

Distribution:
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Series:
Zatoichi, the blind swordsman ; 9.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Zatoichi (Fictitious character : Shimozawa) -- Drama.
Samurai -- Japan -- Drama.
Swordsmen -- Japan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Japan -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Martial arts films.
Swashbuckler films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Language:
In Japanese with subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (2.35:1, 16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
digital optical dolby digital
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
The blind swordsman wanders into a town to celebrate the New Year. There, he befriends a young woman whose father has gone missing; as he tries to help her find him, he becomes entangled in a web of corruption and a series of tragic twists of fate.
Participant:
Shintaro Katsu, Jun Hamamura, Ryuzo Shimada.
Notes:
Title from container.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1964.
Local notes:
Issued by Criterion Collection as one disc in a twenty-seven disc set entitled: Zatoichi, the blind swordsman. University of Pennsylvania Libraries have cataloged these discs separately.
Contributor:
Asai, Shozaburo. , Producer
Shimozawa, Kan, 1892-1968. , Screenwriter
Yasuda, Kimiyoshi, 1911-1983. , Director
Katsu, Shintarō, 1931-1997. , Actor
Takada, Miwa, 1947- , Actor
Taki, Eiko. , Actor
Honda, Shozo. , Cinematographer
Kosugi, Taichiro. , Composer
Kadokawa Pictures, Inc., production company.
Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha. production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN:
9781604658002
1604658002
OCLC:
880174712
Publisher Number:
CC2330BDDVD-9 The Criterion Collection
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