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Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Action, Drama, Art/Foreign
Release Date:October 4, 1968
Running time:87 minutes
Cast:Shintaro Katsu, Mikio Narita, Chizu Hayashi, Kaneko Iwasaki, Gaku Yamamoto
Director:Kenji Misumi
Writer:Daisuke Ito, Kan Shimozawa
Distributor:Daiei Studios

Description: The blind bulldog-looking Zatoichi is an assassin, masseur, gambler and champion of the commoner during Japan's Edo era. Zatoichi can strike down an opponent with his trusty shikomni-zue (cane sword), using hearing alone to find his target. As a group of swordsmen track him, he gains new traveling companions -- a wounded girl, her chaperon and a chess player with deadly intent, upon whom two samurai are desperately seeking revenge.

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