Seven Samurai (The Criterion Collection)
The Criterion Collection
Original Title: Shichinin no Samurai
Country of Origin:  Japan
Production year: 1954
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 037429-121726
Running time: 3:26 (206 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Black & White, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: August 05, 1998
Collection type: Owned (#98)
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 28, 2004
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
A desperate village hires seven samurai to protect it from marauders in this crown jewel of Japanese cinema. No other film so seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action. Featuring Japan's legendary star, the great Toshiro Mifune, Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is an inspired epic, a triumph of art, and an unforgettable three-hour ride.
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Seven Samurai (The Criterion Collection)
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Genres
Action
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Toho Company
Media Companies:
 • The Criterion Collection
 • Janus Films
 • Home Vision Cinema
Audio format
Japanese  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Tags
Asia
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Commentary
Crew
Direction
Akira Kurosawa....Director
Writing
Akira Kurosawa....Screenwriter
Shinobu Hashimoto....Screenwriter
Hideo Oguni....Screenwriter
Production
Sojiro Motoki....Producer
Cinematography
Asaichi Nakai....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Hiroshi Nezu....Film Editor
Music
Fumio Hayasaka....Composer
Sound
Fumio Yanokuchi....Sound
Art
So Matsuyama....Art Director
Junjiro Yamada....Make-up Artist
Cast
Toshiro Mifune....Kikuchiyo
Takashi Shimura....Kambei
Keiko Tsushima....Shino
Yukio Shimazaki....Wife
Kamatari Fujiwara....Farmer Manzo
Daisuke Kato....Shichiroji
Ko Kimura....Katsushiro
Minoru Chiaki....Heihachi
Seiji Miyaguchi....Kyuzo
Yoshio Kosugi....Farmer Mosuke
Bokuzen Hidari....Farmer Yohei
Yoshio Inaba....Gorobei
Yoshio Ysuchiya....Farmer Rikichi
Kuninori Todo....Grandad
Eijiro Tono....Thief
Kichijiro Ueda....Bandit Scout
Jun Tatara....Coolie A
Atsushi Watanabe....Bun-Seller
So Jin....Blind Player
Shimpei Takagi....Bandit Chieftain