Seven Samurai Poster

Release Date: November 19th, 1956

DVD Release Date: August 5th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Kunihori Kodo

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Action

Production Co: Toho Company

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Tense, Rivalry, Quest, Rescue, Sacrifice

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Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)