As "Zatoichi" was released in France, the TV stations TF1 and France2 interviewed Kitano and made short reportages about the film and Kitano. In French and Japanese with French subtitles. Thanks for Martin Lang of Kitano.net for making them available.

Produced by TF1 and France 2. All rights are reserved by TF1, France 2 and Kitanotakeshi.com. The videos are reproduced by Kitanotakeshi.com.

TF1 reportage on "Zatoichi" (2:11) [asf]
France 2 reportage on "Zatoichi" (2:33) [real media]