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Shichinin no samurai
Directed by:
Akira Kurosawa

Released on July 19 of 1956 in the USA, "Shichinin no samurai" (also known as "Sette samurai, I", "Seven Samurai", "Seven Samurai, The") is an Action/Adventure/Drama film directed by Akira Kurosawa . Takashi Shimura and Toshirô Mifune are starring, alongside Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki and Daisuke Katô.

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Who directed "Shichinin no samurai":

Shichinin no samurai was directed by Akira Kurosawa, a Japanese writer, director, and producer.

Before making Shichinin no samurai, Akira Kurosawa had directed Ikiru, released in 1952, Rashômon (1950), Yoidore tenshi (1948), Zoku Sugata Sanshiro (1945). Since, he directed Seven Samurai, released in 1954, Ikimono no kiroku (1955), Kumonosu jô (1957), Donzoko (1957), Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (1960), and Yojimbo (1961).

When was "Shichinin no samurai" released:

Shichinin no samurai was initally released in the United States on Thursday, July 19, 1956.. This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 18, 2002 in France; Friday, July 13, 1962 in Germany; August, 1954 in Italy and on Monday, April 26, 1954 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Shichinin no samurai":

At the casting of Shichinin no samurai we find Takashi Shimura, previously seen in Ikiru (1952) and Rashômon (1950); Toshirô Mifune (Rashômon (1950), Yoidore tenshi (1948)); Yoshio Inaba (Seven Samurai (1954), Kumonosu jô (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Isao Yamagata and Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Isao Kimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Haruko Toyama, Kichijiro Ueda, Tsuneo Katagiri, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Jun Tatara, Atsushi Watanabe, Toranosuke Ogawa also worked together in Seven Samurai, released in 1954.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Eijirô Tono, Kichijiro Ueda, Atsushi Watanabe and Toranosuke Ogawa also appeared in Ikimono no kiroku, released in 1955.
  • Takashi Shimura, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katô, Isao Kimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Bokuzen Hidari, Haruko Toyama, Atsushi Watanabe and Toranosuke Ogawa can be seen in Ikiru, released in 1952.
  • Kichijiro Ueda and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Isao Kimura, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo also appeared in Kumonosu jô, released in 1957.
  • Kichijiro Ueda and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katô, Jiro Kumagai, Kokuten Kodo, Haruko Toyama, Eijirô Tono also appeared in Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima, released in 1956.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Daisuke Katô, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Eijirô Tono, Kichijiro Ueda and Yasuhisa Tsutsumi also worked together in Nippon tanjo, released in 1959.
  • Jun Tatara and Toshirô Mifune, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Kichijiro Ueda also appeared in Muhomatsu no issho, released in 1958.
  • Atsushi Watanabe and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Daisuke Katô, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Eijirô Tono can be seen in Yojimbo, released in 1961.
  • Atsushi Watanabe and Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Bokuzen Hidari, Eijirô Tono, Kichijiro Ueda can be seen in Donzoko, released in 1957.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isao Kimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Tsuchiya and Eijirô Tono also appeared in Tengoku to jigoku, released in 1963.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Daisuke Katô, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi also worked together in Chushingura - Hana no maki yuki no maki, released in 1962.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Seiji Miyaguchi, Kamatari Fujiwara and Yoshio Tsuchiya also appeared together in Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru, released in 1960.
  • Yasuhisa Tsutsumi and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Kosugi, Kichijiro Ueda also worked together in Osaka jo monogatari, released in 1961.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katô and Kichijiro Ueda also appeared in Rashômon, released in 1950.
  • Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Yoshio Kosugi, Yoshio Tsuchiya and Eijirô Tono can be seen in Yagyu bugeicho, released in 1957.
  • Yasuhisa Tsutsumi and Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Eijirô Tono also appeared in Samurai, released in 1965.
  • Jiro Kumagai and Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi, Yoshio Tsuchiya also appeared in Chikyu Boeigun, released in 1957.
  • Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari and Eijirô Tono also worked together in Yagyu bugeicho - Ninjitsu, released in 1958.
  • Toranosuke Ogawa and Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi also appeared in Gojira, released in 1954.
  • Toranosuke Ogawa and Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi can be seen in Godzilla, released in 1954.
  • Yasuhisa Tsutsumi and Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Tsuchiya can be seen in Tomei ningen, released in 1954.
  • Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune and Haruko Toyama also appeared in Yoidore tenshi, released in 1948.
  • Eijirô Tono and Minoru Chiaki, Jiro Kumagai also worked together in Kyuketsuki-ga, released in 1956.
  • Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi and Toranosuke Ogawa also appeared together in Romansu musume, released in 1956.
  • Seiji Miyaguchi and Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba also worked together in The Challenge, released in 1982.
  • Isao Kimura, Eijirô Tono and Isao Yamagata also appeared in Kome, released in 1957.
  • Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki and Yoshio Tsuchiya can be seen in Godzilla Raids Again, released in 1955.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki also appeared in Gojira no gyakushû, released in 1955.
  • Toranosuke Ogawa and Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo also appeared in Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, released in 1956.

What is the Storyline of "Shichinin no samurai":

A gang of marauding bandits approaches a mountain village. The bandit chief recognizes they have ransacked this village before, and decides it is best that they spare it until the harvest in several months. A villager happens to overhear the discussion. The news leaves the villagers divided about whether to surrender their harvest or fight back against the bandits. They go to the village elder, who declares that they should fight, by hiring samurai to help defend the village. Some of the villagers are [...]

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