Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
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This 17th film in the Zatoichi saga is another solid film but several of the premises are repeated from an earlier film inlcuding the fufilling a dying man's last wish, protecting a child, and of course angering the local government entities and bringing upon himself their wrath. Zatoichi Challenged is a lot more fun and lighthearted though as the little boy is older than the previous child, who was literally a newborn baby, and provides some funny and comedic relief in their interactions. While not as original as other films in the series there is still a lot to like here and some great moments to find throughout it's running time.
The same stuff, done well. Zatoichi is asked by a dying person to fulfill their last request (done before), he must then travel with a child (done before),his rather simple mission soon results in him incurring the wrath of local mobsters and corrupt government officials (done before). It is all done at a high quality, and the emotion is still there. Plus, it also has the best one on one fight so far, a beautifully choreographed and simple effort, where those involved really seem to know what they are doing. A decent entry, but don't expect to be too engrossed.
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