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Title Seven samurai [(Blu-ray) videorecording] = Shichinin no samurai / Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa.

Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2010.
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 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  JAPANESE SEV    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Oversize  JAPANESE SEV    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (207 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (55 pages ; illustrations ; 18 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 2.
System Details Blu-ray; restored high-definition digital transfer, DTS-HD Master Audio or original monaural; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Credits Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; art director, Takashi Matsuyama ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson.
Cast Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Inaba, Yoshio Tsuchiya.
Summary The story of a sixteenth century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. Bonus features include documentary, interviews, two hour video conversation between directors Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima, commentary.
Note Disc 1 special features: audio commentaries from film scholars. Disc 2 special features: documentary on making of Seven Samurai; My life in cinema, a conversation between directors Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima; Seven samurai: origins and influences, a documentary examining samurai traditions; trailers and teaser; gallery of posters, photos, production stills.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Japan -- History -- Period of civil wars, 1480-1603 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Samurai -- 16th century -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blu-ray discs.
Genre Feature films Japan.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Samurai films.
Added Author Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
Mifune, Toshirō, 1920-1997.
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982.
Tsushima, Keiko.
Shimazaki, Yukiko.
Fujiwara, Kamatari.
Katō, Daisuke, 1911-1975.
Kimura, Isao, 1923-1981.
Chiaki, Minoru, 1917-1999.
Miyaguchi, Seiji, 1913-1985.
Kosugi, Yoshio.
Hidari, Bokuzen.
Inaba, Yoshio.
Tsuchiya, Yoshio.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Shichinin no samurai
Seven samurai
ISBN 9781604652475
Standard No. 715515054911
Music No. CC1877BD The Criterion Collection
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