Zatoichi: The Life and Opinion of Masseur Ichi Movie Review 1962

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The first film in the action series about the Zen-like blind masseur, gambler, and swordsman. Zatoichi is drawn into a revenge match between two ruthless gangs. When one gang tries to hire him the other hires a savage killer. This sets in motion a war between the yakuza gangs and mercenary samurai. In Japanese with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Samurai, Organized Crime, Yakuza
Shintaro Katsu, Masayo Mari, Ryuzo Shimada, Gen Mitamura, Shigeru Amachi
Kenji Misumi

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