Zatichi's Flashing Sword (1964)

Director
Kazuo Ikehiro

Main cast
Shintarô Katsu; Tatsuo Endô; Takashi Etajima; Ryûtarô Gomi; Bokuzen Hidari

Genres
Adventure, Drama, Action

Description
Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the young woman's father, whose river-crossing service is under attack by the same gang responsible for Zatoichi's wounds.


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