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The seven samurai / Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni.

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 02.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza Blu-ray Seven Samurai (Text) 840191002473044 Auburn Plaza - Movies Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library BLU-RAY FIC SEVEN (Text) All Discs 37500004150948 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786313801152 : BRHD
  • ISBN: 6313801156 : BRHD
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (207 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Features: audio commentaries, documentary on the making of Seven Samurai, My life in cinema - conversation between Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima, "Seven Samurai : origins and influences" documentary, theatrical trailers and teaser, gallery of rare posters and behind-the scenes and production stills, booklet (55 p.) featuring essays by Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, Kenneth Turan, Stuart Galbraith, Arthur Penn, and Sidney Lumet and an interview with Toshiro Mifune.
Participant or Performer Note:
Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi.
Summary, etc.:
A sixteenth-century Japanese farming community that has been victimized by bandits year after year hires seven unemployed samurai to help defend them.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray discs, DTS-HD Master Audio.
These are Blu-ray discs made for Blu-ray disc players and will not play in standard DVD players.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Samurai > Drama.
Farmers > Drama.
Outlaws > Drama.
Genre: Samurai films.
Action and adventure films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Foreign films > Japan.
Feature films.

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