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Zatoichi's cane sword / Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Kenji Misumi ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara.

Publication:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2013]
Distribution:
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection
Series:
Criterion collection; 679.
Zatōichi, the blind swordsman ; 15.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (93 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.
Swashbuckler films.
Martial arts 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:
Shintaro Katsu, Jushiro Konoe, Miwa Takada, Yukiji Asaoka, Mikio Tsubouchi.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Chikashi Makiura; editor, Toshio Taniguchi; music, Akira Ifukube.
Notes:
Title from container.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1967.
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:
Misumi, Kenji, 1921-1975, film director.
Kubodera, Ikuo, film producer.
Kasahara, Ryozo, screenwriter.
Katsu, Shintarō, 1931-1997, actor.
Konoe, Jushiro, actor.
Takada, Miwa, 1947- actor.
Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. film production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm) ,
OCLC:
880174648
Publisher Number:
CC2330BDDVD-15 The Criterion Collection
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