The Resource Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Seven samurai
Title
Seven samurai
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Shichinin no samurai
  • 7 samurai
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invading bandits
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Shichinin no samurai (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; art director, Takashi Matsuyama ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Japanese, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998
  • 1918-
  • 1904-1996
  • 1920-1997
  • 1905-1982
  • 1911-1975
  • 1923-1981
  • 1917-1999
  • 1913-1985
  • 1901-1988
  • 1908-1977
  • 1914-1955
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2013
  • 1932-2013
  • 1947-
  • 1965-
  • 1922-2010
  • 1924-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Motoki, Sojiro
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tsushima, Keiko
  • Shimazaki, Yukiko
  • Fujiwara, Kamatari
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Kimura, Isao
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Miyaguchi, Seiji
  • Kosugi, Yoshio
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Inaba, Yoshio
  • Tsuchiya, Yoshio
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Matsuyama, So
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Desser, David
  • Mellen, Joan
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Richie, Donald
  • Jeck, Michael C
  • Ōshima, Nagisa
  • Turan, Kenneth
  • Cowie, Peter
  • Kemp, Philip
  • Jiao, Xiongping
  • Silver, Alain
  • Galbraith, Stuart
  • Penn, Arthur
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
207
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Title and credits from English subtitles, transliterated from the Japanese
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (Vol. 1): The film, pt. 1 -- Disc 2 (Vol. 2): The film, pt. 2 -- Disc 3 (Vol. 3): The supplements
Control code
ocm71367893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. , English subtitled version.
Extent
3 videodiscs [207 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515019927
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1649D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 905369
  • (Sirsi) o71367893
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital surround, NTSC, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Title and credits from English subtitles, transliterated from the Japanese
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 (Vol. 1): The film, pt. 1 -- Disc 2 (Vol. 2): The film, pt. 2 -- Disc 3 (Vol. 3): The supplements
Control code
ocm71367893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. , English subtitled version.
Extent
3 videodiscs [207 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515019927
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1649D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 905369
  • (Sirsi) o71367893
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital surround, NTSC, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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