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Zatoichi challenged / Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Kenji Misumi ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Ryozo Kasahara. Zatoichi and the fugitives / Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. ; directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda ; produced by Ikuo Kubodera ; screenplay by Kinya Naoi.

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 ; 17-18.
The Criterion Collection ; 679
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (168 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:
Martial arts films.
Feature films.
Action and adventure 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 challenged: Shintaro Katsu, Jushiro Konoe, Miwa Takada, Yukiji Asaoka, Mikiko Tsubouchi.
Zatoichi and the fugitives: Shintaro Katsu, Takashi Shimura, Kayo Mikimoto, Kyosuke Machida, Yumiko Nogawa.
Credits:
Zatoichi challenged: cinematographer, Chikashi Makiura; editor, Toshio Taniguchi; music, Akira Ifukube.
Zatoichi and the fugitives: cinematographer, Kazuo Miyagawa; editor, Kanji Suganuma; music, Hajime Kaburagi.
Notes:
Videodisc release of two motion pictures originally produced in 1967 (Zatoichi challenged) and 1968 (Zatoichi and the fugitives).
Local notes:
Issued by Criterion Collection as one disc in a twenty-seven disc set entitles 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.
Yasuda, Kimiyoshi, 1911-1983, film director.
Naoi, Kinya, screenwriter.
Katsu, Shintarō, 1931-1997, actor.
Konoe, Jushiro, actor.
Takada, Miwa, 1947- actor.
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982, actor.
Mikimoto, Kayo, actor.
Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. film production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Zatoichi and the fugitives.
OCLC:
880174788
Publisher Number:
CC2330BDDVD-18 The Criterion Collection
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