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Seven Samurai
Directed by:
Akira Kurosawa

Starring Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara and Daisuke Katô, "Seven Samurai" (also known as "Shichinin no samurai", "Les sept samouraïs") is a film directed by Akira Kurosawa, and written by Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto, and Akira Kurosawa, released on November 19 of 1956 in the USA.

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Who is the director of "Seven Samurai":

Seven Samurai was directed by Akira Kurosawa, a Japanese writer, director, and producer.

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

When was "Seven Samurai" released:

Seven Samurai was first released in the United States on Monday, November 19, 1956.. This was sixty-two (62) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, November 30, 1955 in France; Friday, July 13, 1962 in Germany; Friday, November 05, 1993 in Australia and on Monday, April 26, 1954 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Seven Samurai":

At the casting of Seven Samurai we find Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura (Ikiru (1952), Rashômon (1950)), Keiko Tsushima (Ochazuke no aji (1952)) [ more... ]

  • Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Inaba, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Kichijiro Ueda, Jun Tatara, Atsushi Watanabe, Toranosuke Ogawa and Isao Yamagata also appeared in Shichinin no samurai, released in 1954.
  • Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Minoru Chiaki, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Kichijiro Ueda, Atsushi Watanabe and Toranosuke Ogawa also appeared together in Ikimono no kiroku, released in 1955.
  • Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Bokuzen Hidari, Atsushi Watanabe and Toranosuke Ogawa also appeared together in Ikiru, released in 1952.
  • Takashi Shimura, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Inaba, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo and Kichijiro Ueda can also be seen in Kumonosu jô, released in 1957.
  • Seiji Miyaguchi, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kodo, Kichijiro Ueda and Jun Tatara also appeared together in Muhomatsu no issho, released in 1958.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki can all be seen in Tengoku to jigoku, released in 1963.
  • Kamatari Fujiwara, Minoru Chiaki, Bokuzen Hidari, Kichijiro Ueda and Atsushi Watanabe also appeared in Donzoko, released in 1957.
  • Kichijiro Ueda and Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kokuten Kodo also worked together in Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima, released in 1956.
  • Kichijiro Ueda and Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari have all also be seen in Nippon tanjo, released in 1959.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi also appeared together in Chushingura - Hana no maki yuki no maki, released in 1962.
  • Atsushi Watanabe and Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Tsuchiya have all also be seen in Yojimbo, released in 1961.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Seiji Miyaguchi also appeared in Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru, released in 1960.
  • Yoshio Kosugi, Yoshio Inaba and Yoshio Tsuchiya also appeared in Yagyu bugeicho, released in 1957.
  • Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki and Yoshio Tsuchiya also appeared together in Gojira no gyakushû, released in 1955.
  • Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi and Kichijiro Ueda also appeared together in Osaka jo monogatari, released in 1961.
  • Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo and Toranosuke Ogawa can also be seen in Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, released in 1956.
  • Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi and Yoshio Tsuchiya also appeared together in Chikyu Boeigun, released in 1957.
  • Kichijiro Ueda and Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki can all be seen in Rashômon, released in 1950.
  • Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi and Toranosuke Ogawa also appeared in Romansu musume, released in 1956.
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya and Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki also worked together in Godzilla Raids Again, released in 1955.
  • Toranosuke Ogawa and Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo have all also be seen in Gojira, released in 1954.
  • Toranosuke Ogawa and Takashi Shimura, Kokuten Kodo also appeared together in Godzilla, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "Seven 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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