News Sori's Ichi Film to Screen Across Canada on Thursday
posted on 2009-11-24 23:26 EST
Ichi re-imagines the story of the famous blind swordsman Zatoichi as a female. The film stars Haruka Ayase (Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror's Haruka, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World's Aya) as the title character. Fumihiko Sori (Ping Pong, Vexille) directed Ichi before directing To, the computer-animated adaptation of two science-fiction stories from Yukinobu Hoshino's 2001 Nights manga.
Ichi had previously been screened at the 8th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas back in July. The film will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on December 22.
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