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Zatoichi's vengeance / Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Tokuzo Tanaka ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Hajime Takaiwa. Zatoichi's pilgrimage / Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Kazuo Ikehiro ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kaneto Shindo.

Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2013]
Distribution:
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
Series:
Criterion collection; 679.
Zatōichi, the blind swordsman ; 13-14.
The Criterion collection ; 679
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Swordsmen -- Japan -- Drama.
Blind -- Japan -- Drama.
Yakuza -- Japan -- Drama.
Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868 -- 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); Dolby Digital.
digital optical Dolby Digital
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman.
Participant:
Zatoichi's vengeance: Shintaro Katsu, Shigeru Amachi, Jun Hamamura, Gen Kimura, Koichi Mizuha.
Zatoichi's pilgrimage: Shintaro Katsu, Michiyo Okusu, Isao Yamagata, Hisashi Igawa, Masao Mishima.
Credits:
Zatoichi's vengance: cinematography, Kazuo Miyagawa; editor, Kanji Suganuma; music, Akira Ifukube.
Zatoichi's pilgrimage: cinematography, Senkichiro Takeda; editor, Toshio Taniguchi; music, Ichiro Saito.
Notes:
Title from container.
Videodisc release of two motion pictures originally produced in 1966.
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:
Tanaka, Tokuzō, 1920-2007, film director.
Kubodera, Ikuo, film producer.
Takaiwa, Hajime, screenwriter.
Ikehiro, Kazuo, 1929- film director.
Shindō, Kaneto, 1912-2012, screenwriter.
Katsu, Shintarō, 1931-1997, actor.
Amachi, Shigeru, 1931-1985, actor.
Hamamura, Jun, 1906-1995, actor.
Ōkusu, Michiyo, 1946- actor.
Yamagata, Isao, 1915-1996, actor.
Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. film production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Zatoichi's pilgrimage.
OCLC:
880174766
Publisher Number:
CC2330BDDVD-14 The Criterion Collection
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