Zatoichi: The Life and Opinion of Masseur Ichi
Zatoichi: The Life and Opinion of Masseur Ichi ★★ The Tale of Zatoichi 1962
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. 96m/C VHS, DVD . JP Shintaro Katsu, Masayo Mari, Ryuzo Shimada, Gen Mitamura, Shigeru Amachi; D: Kenji Misumi.