Seven samurai = Shichinin no samurai

Sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This gripping three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hayasaka, Fumio, 1914-1955. (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Tåohåo Kabushiki Kaisha., Janus Films., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Motoki, Sojiro. (Producer), Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998. (Screenwriter, Director), Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-2018. (Screenwriter), Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996. (Screenwriter), Nakai, Asakazu, 1901-1988. (Cinematographer), Mifune, Toshiråo, 1920-1997. (Actor), Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982. (Actor), Tsushima, Keiko, 1926- (Actor), Shimazaki, Yukiko, 1931- (Actor), Fujiwara, Kamatari, 1905-1985. (Actor), Katåo, Daisuke, 1911-1975. (Actor), Kimura, Isao, 1923-1981. (Actor), Chiaki, Minoru, 1917-1999. (Actor), Miyaguchi, Seiji, 1913-1985. (Actor), Hidari, Bokuzen, 1894-1971. (Actor), Inaba, Yoshio, 1920-1998. (Actor), Tsuchiya, Yoshio, 1927- (Actor)
Format: Video DVD
Language:Japanese
English
Published: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2009, 1954.
Series:Criterion Collection.
25 films by Akira Kurosawa.
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Summary:Sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This gripping three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.
Item Description:Credits from English subtitles and book which accompanies set.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.).
Physical Description:1 videodisc (207 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono.
Production Credits:Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; cinematography by Asakazu Nakai ; directed by Akira Kurosawa. ; Music by Fumio Hayasaka ; production design, Takashi Matsuyama ; historical research, Kohei Ezaki (folklore), Yoshio Sugino (fencing), Ienori Kaneko (archery), Shigeru Endo (archery).
ISBN:9781604652260 (set)
1604652268 (set)
Access:For face-to-face teaching only, no public performance license.