Zatoichi Collectors' Edition
Artificial Eye will be issuing a special collectors’ edition box set of Takeshi Kitano’s Zatoichi in January. The two disc set is held in a tin box which contains a Limited Edition film cel, 3 art cards and a full colour illustrated 12-page booklet with production notes by Takeshi Kitano.
The specifications of the discs are as follows:
Widescreen feature with DTS, Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 soundtracks.
Two interviews with Takeshi Kitano. Interviews with producer Maayuki Mori, sword fight choreographers Tatsumi Nikamoto and Hiroaki Tokoro, costume designer Kazuko Kurosawa, production designer Norihiro Isoda, director of photography Katsumi Yanagijima, tap dancing choreographer Hideboh (The Stripes), composer Keiichi Suzuki and sound designer Senji Horiuchi. A Takeshi Kitano masterclass. A making of documentary. Stills and poster galleries. Theatrical trailer. Filmographies.
The DVD is released on 24 January 2005 with an SRP of £29.99.
Menu screen shots are included below.