Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Seven Samurai (1954)

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences ()

Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences, a documentary looking at the samurai traditions and films that helped shape Kurosawa’s masterpiece

Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Seven Samurai (2002)

Documentary made by Toho for the Masterworks reissue of all of its Kurosawa films. This one focuses on “Seven Samurai” (1954).

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