Zatoichi 1989 dvd
US DVD cover
Directed by Shintarō Katsu
Produced by Shintarō Katsu
Masanori Sanada
Kiyoshi Tsukamoto
Written by Novels:
Kan Shimozawa
Tatsumi Ichiyama
Shintarō Katsu
Tsutomu Nakamura
Kyohei Nakaoka
Music by Takayuki Watanabe
Cinematography Mutsuo Naganuma
Editing by Toshio Taniguchi
Distributed by Shochiku
Released February 4, 1989
Running time 116 min.
Preceded by Zatoichi 25: Zatoichi's Conspiracy
Followed by Zatoichi (2003)
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Zatoichi (座頭市) is a 1989 Japanese film based on Kan Shimozawa's novels. It is the twenty-sixth film in the Zatoichi series and the last to involve long-time star Shintarō Katsu.


Zatoichi gets mixed up in a turf war between two Yakuza families while trying to defend the poor and expose a corrupt town official.


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