Seven samurai / Toho Company presents a Janus Films release ; production, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.
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|Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch||DVD SEVE (Text)||39391005903305||DVD||Available||-|
|Melton PL - Melton||A DVD FIC SEV (Text)||79591000043238||Adult-DVD||Available||-|
|Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon||DVD SEV (Text)||36825000607893||DVD Collection||Available||-|
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|Peabody PL - Columbia City||DVD DRAMA (Text)||30403001226760||DVD - Drama||Checked out||08/23/2017|
|Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox)||FOR SEV (Text)||30032001584777||DVD FOREIGN||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0780020685
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (207 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet.
- Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 1998.
- Copyright: ©1954
|General Note:|| Title also appears in Japanese characters on title screen.
Originally released as motion picture in 1954.
A foreign film (Japan).
"A joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container.
Special features: original U.S. theatrical trailer; audio commentary by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Photography, Asaichi Nakai ; editor, Hiroshi Nezu ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; historical research, Kōhei Ezaki ... [et al.].
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tsushima Keiko, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Daisuke Katō, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi.
|Summary, etc.:|| This epic masterpiece is about a group of 16th century samurai who are hired to defend a small Japanese village that finds itself annually raided by an army of bandits who steal the meager crops harvested by the peasants. Tired of relinquishing their food supply but woefully inept in combat skills, the villagers decide to hire a band of samurai to protect them. In addition to the primary conflict between the villagers and the bandits, much of the tale revolves around young Katsushiro's coming-of-age, both sexually and emotionally. Kikuchiyo's search for acceptance forms the other major storyline. Indeed, everyone in Seven Samurai is searching: for adventure, for experience, for freedom from their oppressors.
|System Details Note:|| DVD; dolby digital; mono.; aspect ratio (1.33:1).
|Language Note:|| In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
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