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The Resource The seven samurai, Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, (DVD)

The seven samurai, Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, (DVD)

Label
The seven samurai
Title
The seven samurai
Statement of responsibility
Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
A 16th century Japanese farming community has been victimized by bandits, year afer year. Desperate to find some means of ending the terror, the villagers hire seven unemployed samurai to help defend them. Film formed the basis of The Magnificent Seven and Battle beyond the Stars
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Asaichi Nakai ; editor, Akira Kurosawa ; music, Fumio Hayasaka
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.S55
LC item number
S55 2006
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-
  • 1904-
  • 1920-1997
  • 1905-
  • 1914-1955
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Inaba, Yoshio
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
207
Series statement
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Samurai
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The seven samurai, Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Features: audio commentaries, documentary on the making of Seven Samurai, My life in cinema - conversation between Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima, Seven Samurai: origins and influences documentary, theatrical trailers and teaser, gallery of rare posters and behind-the scenes and production stills, booklet (55 p.) featuring essays by Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, Kenneth Turan, Stuart Galbraith, Arthur Penn, and Sidney Lumet and an interview with Toshiro Mifune
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
be2006015524
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9781558409972
Lccn
be2006015524
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00715515019927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1649D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The seven samurai, Toho Films ; produced by Shojiro Motoki ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; written by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Features: audio commentaries, documentary on the making of Seven Samurai, My life in cinema - conversation between Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima, Seven Samurai: origins and influences documentary, theatrical trailers and teaser, gallery of rare posters and behind-the scenes and production stills, booklet (55 p.) featuring essays by Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, Kenneth Turan, Stuart Galbraith, Arthur Penn, and Sidney Lumet and an interview with Toshiro Mifune
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
be2006015524
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9781558409972
Lccn
be2006015524
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00715515019927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1649D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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