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  • The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
  • R
    116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
R
116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.
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Writers
Takeshi Kitano (screenplay) | Kan Shimozawa (novels)
Producers
Jack Maeby (version: English language) | Masayuki Mori | Tsunehisa Saitô
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Casting Director
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Release date
Jan 16, 2004 (United States)

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Cast

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47 cast members
Name Known for
Takeshi Kitano
Zatôichi / Ichi (as Beat Takeshi) Zatôichi / Ichi (as Beat Takeshi)   See fewer
Tadanobu Asano
Hattori Genosuke Hattori Genosuke   See fewer
Michiyo Yasuda
Aunt Oume (as Michiyo Ohkusu) Aunt Oume (as Michiyo Ohkusu)   See fewer
Taka Guadalcanal
Shinkichi Shinkichi   See fewer
Daigorô Tachibana
Geisha Seitaro 'Osei' Naruto Geisha Seitaro 'Osei' Naruto   See fewer
Yûko Daike
Geisha Okinu Naruto Geisha Okinu Naruto   See fewer
Yui Natsukawa
O-Shino, Hattori's Wife O-Shino, Hattori's Wife   See fewer
Ittoku Kishibe
Boss Inosuke Ginzo Boss Inosuke Ginzo   See fewer
Saburô Ishikura
Boss Tashichi Ogi Boss Tashichi Ogi   See fewer
Akira Emoto
Tavern Owner Pops Tavern Owner Pops   See fewer
Ben Hiura
Tavern Gramps Tavern Gramps   See fewer
Kohji Miura
Lord Sakai Lord Sakai   See fewer
Hideboh
Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes) Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes)   See fewer
Ron II
Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes) Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes)   See fewer
Suji
Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes) Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes)   See fewer
Noriyasu
Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes) Dancing Farmer (as The Stripes)   See fewer
Makoto Ashikawa
Carpenter Carpenter   See fewer
Tsumami Edamame
Carpenter Carpenter   See fewer
Kosuke Ohta
Carpenter Carpenter   See fewer
Yoshiyuki Morishita
Carpenter Carpenter   See fewer
Naomasa Musaka
Yakuza Boss on the Country Road Yakuza Boss on the Country Road   See fewer
Shôken Kunimoto
Rival Swordsman Rival Swordsman   See fewer
Daigaku Sekine
Ginzo's Henchman I Ginzo's Henchman I   See fewer
Koji Koike
Boss Funahachi Boss Funahachi   See fewer
Kôji Kiryû
Dice Dealer at Funahachi's Joint (as Koji Kiryu) Dice Dealer at Funahachi's Joint (as Koji Kiryu)   See fewer
Taigi Kobayashi
Funahachi's Bodyguard Funahachi's Bodyguard   See fewer
Ayano Yoshida
Young O-Kinu Young O-Kinu   See fewer
Taichi Saotome
Young O-Sei (Seitaro) Young O-Sei (Seitaro)   See fewer
Kanji Tsuda
Playboy at Home Playboy at Home   See fewer
Ikki Goto
Kuchinawa Underling 1 Kuchinawa Underling 1   See fewer
Yoshio Nakamura
Kuchinawa Underling 3 Kuchinawa Underling 3   See fewer
Hiroaki Noguchi
Kuchinawa Underling 5 Kuchinawa Underling 5   See fewer
Shinichi Nakatsu
Kuchinawa Underling 2 Kuchinawa Underling 2   See fewer
Toru Yonezu
Kuchinawa Underling 4 Kuchinawa Underling 4   See fewer
P. Man
Tavern Customer 4 Tavern Customer 4   See fewer
Al Kitago
Farmer Boy 1 Farmer Boy 1   See fewer
Omiya no Matsu
Farmer Boy 2 Farmer Boy 2   See fewer
Tsutomu Takeshige
Farmer Boy 4 Farmer Boy 4   See fewer
Gambino Kobayashi
Farmer Boy 5 Farmer Boy 5   See fewer
Sammy Moremore Jr.
Farmer Boy 6 Farmer Boy 6   See fewer
Muhômatsu
Farmer Boy with a Spear (as Muhomatsu) Farmer Boy with a Spear (as Muhomatsu)   See fewer
Isao Ogura
Actor Actor   See fewer
Kenji Takechi
Yakuza Yakuza   See fewer
Yôji Tanaka
Actor (as Yoji Tanaka) Actor (as Yoji Tanaka)   See fewer
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