Tag: Takeshi Kitano

Happy Birthday Takeshi Kitano!

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 ...

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Zatoichi (2003)

Zatoichi (2003)

Takeshi Kitano’s Zatoichi pays homage to the original character developed into various films and TV shows. In this offering (based on the novel by Kan Shimozawa) he orchestrates a fairy tale-esque ode to all things samurai and all things action. The lead character, as with the original, is a blind masseuse and a ...

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Kung-fu Kingdom