Adventures of Zatoichi

Adventures of Zatoichi

ZATOICHI #9
Directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda • 1964 • Japan

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. Returning director Kimiyoshi Yasuda and screenwriter Shozaburo Asai masterfully weave together a variety of narrative threads and tonal registers, all while playfully tweaking the conventions and motifs of the series.

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Adventures of Zatoichi
  • Adventures of Zatoichi

    ZATOICHI #9
    Directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda • 1964 • Japan

    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 ...