Seven Samurai (Jpn/Eng Sbt/B-W) (Brdvd)

Starring Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Criterion Collection | October 19, 2010 | Blu-Ray

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Additional cast members included Kamatari Fujiwara (Manzo) and Bokuzen Hidari (Yohei) as villagers. The film was influenced by American westerns and was later remade in the USA by John Sturges as "The Magnificent Seven." The Home Vision Cinema VHS version is a newly remastered, full-length cut with new subtitles. The print used is from the Janus collection.

Video Release: October 19, 2010

Runtime: 207

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515054911

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Seven Samurai (Jpn/Eng Sbt/B-W) (Brdvd)

Seven Samurai (Jpn/Eng Sbt/B-W) (Brdvd)

Starring Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Video Release: October 19, 2010

Runtime: 207

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515054911


Edition Description
  • B&W
  • Runtime: 207 minutes
  • NTSC (Canada and USA)
  • Originally in Japanese

Description

A Japanese classic about a 16th century village which hires seven samurai to defend them against bandits. A forerunner to the American western "The Magnificent Seven " Academy Award Nominations: Best (Black-and-White) Art Direction-Set Direction, Best (Black-and-White) Costume Design.

Notes

Additional cast members included Kamatari Fujiwara (Manzo) and Bokuzen Hidari (Yohei) as villagers. The film was influenced by American westerns and was later remade in the USA by John Sturges as "The Magnificent Seven." The Home Vision Cinema VHS version is a newly remastered, full-length cut with new subtitles. The print used is from the Janus collection.