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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25 films by Akira Kurosawa.
|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).|
|Access:||For face-to-face teaching only, no public performance license.|