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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

Featuring

Takashi Shimura

Toshiro Mifune

Seiji Miyaguchi

Genres

Classics Drama

Collection

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

Certificate

PG

Released

1954

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Production company

Toho Co. Ltd.

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