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Seven samurai
(DVD)

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Published:
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2006].
Format:
DVD
Edition:
Special edition, English subtitled version.
Physical Desc:
3 videodiscs (207 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Status:
Wright Farms - Adult DVDs - Foreign
DVD FOREIGN SEVEN i
Description

Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits.

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Language:
jpn
UPC:
715515019927

Notes

General Note
Title and credits from English subtitles, transliterated from the Japanese.
General Note
Edition from container and disc label.
General Note
Series numbering from container spine.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Two audio commentaries--one by film scholars David Desser, Joan Mellen, Stephen Prince, Tony Rayns, and Donald Richie, and one by Japanese-film expert Michael Jeck; theatrical trailers and teaser; gallery of rare posters and behind-the-scenes and production stills ; Disc 2: A 50-minute documentary on the making of 'Seven samurai', created as part of the "Toho masterworks" series "Akira Kurosawa : it is wonderful to create" ; Disc 3: "My life in cinema", a two-hour video conversation between Akira Kurosawa and Nagisa Oshima from 1993, produced by the Directors Guild of Japan; "'Seven samurai': origins and influences", a new documentary looking at the samurai traditions and films that impacted Kurosawa's masterpiece.
General Note
Booklet features essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, and Stuart Galbraith IV; tributes from Arthur Penn and Sidney Lumet; and a reminiscence by Toshiro Mifune.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; art direction, Takashi Matsuyama.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits.
System Details
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect); Dolby Digital mono, Dolby Digital surround; NTSC; restored high-definition digital transfer.
Language
Soundtrack: Japanese; with optional English subtitles.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Motoki, S., Kurosawa, A., Hashimoto, S., Oguni, H., Mifune, T., Shimura, T., Tsushima, K., Shimazaki, Y., Fujiwara, K., Katō, D., Kimura, I., Chiaki, M., Miyaguchi, S., Kosugi, Y., Hidari, B., Inaba, Y., Tsuchiya, Y., Nakai, A., Matsuyama, S., & Hayasaka, F. (2006). Seven samurai. Special edition, English subtitled version. Irvington, NY: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sojiro, Motoki et al.. 2006. Seven Samurai. Irvington, NY: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sojiro, Motoki et al., Seven Samurai. Irvington, NY: Criterion Collection, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Motoki, Sojiro,, et al. Seven Samurai. Special edition, English subtitled version. Irvington, NY: Criterion Collection, 2006. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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