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Seven Samurai
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai 1954


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Seven Samurai 1954 PG

200 mins Japan Director. Akira Kurosawa

Strongly influenced by the poetic westerns of John Ford, Kurosawa’s story of farmers recruiting a motley troupe of samurai to help them fend off bandits in turn had a huge impact on subsequent westerns and action films. Kurosawa expertly sustains the suspense over a lengthy duration, instilling the story with an almost Shakespearian grandeur.

Directed by

Akira Kurosawa


Takashi Shimura

Toshiro Mifune

Seiji Miyaguchi


Classics Drama


Sight and Sound Greatest Films Poll Award Winning Akira Kurosawa SIGHT & SOUND POLL Japanese Classics









Production company

Toho Co. Ltd.

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