Happy Birthday Takeshi Kitano!

Happy Birthday to Takeshi Kitano who today turns 68!

The Japanese director, comedian, singer (mostly as part of his comic career), actor, show host, presenter, screenwriter, author, poet, painter, and one-time video game designer who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his idiosyncratic cinematic work.

Continue reading about him on Wikipedia.

Read our review of what has become his samurai classic, Zatoichi.

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Elliot is KFK's Web Content Editor, writer and lover of all kinds of movies, including martial arts ones. Favourites include The Prodigal Son, Magnificent Butcher, The Victim, Legend of a Fighter and the Ip Man movies with Donnie Yen.

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