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The Resource Shichinin no samurai : Seven samurai, Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa

Shichinin no samurai : Seven samurai, Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa

Label
Shichinin no samurai : Seven samurai
Title
Shichinin no samurai
Title remainder
Seven samurai
Statement of responsibility
Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
  • Seven samurai
  • 7 samurai
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
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"--Container
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award: Honorary Award - Best Foreign Language Film first released in the U.S. during 1955
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Shichinin no samurai (Motion picture)
Credits note
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka
Language note
In Japanese (Dolby digital mono or Dolby digital surround) with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Inaba, Yoshio Tsuchiya
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1998,
  • 1918-2018,
  • 1904-1996,
  • 1920-1997,
  • 1905-1982,
  • 1926-2012,
  • 1931-
  • 1905-1985,
  • 1911-1975,
  • 1923-1981,
  • 1917-1999,
  • 1913-1985,
  • 1894-1971,
  • 1920-1998,
  • 1927-2017,
  • 1901-1988,
  • 1914-1955,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Motoki, Sōjirō,
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tsushima, Keiko
  • Shimazaki, Yukiko
  • Fujiwara, Kamatari
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Kimura, Isao
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Miyaguchi, Seiji
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Inaba, Yoshio
  • Tsuchiya, Yoshio
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha,
  • Criterion Collection (Firm),
Runtime
207
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samurai
  • Japan
  • Samurai
  • Samurai
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Shichinin no samurai : Seven samurai, Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English title and credits from English subtitles
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Accompanying booklet includes 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
  • The film is accompanied by two optional audio commentaries: one by a "scholars' roundtable" (film scholars David Desser, Joan Mellen, Stephen Prince, Tony Rayns, and Donald Richie); and one by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck
  • Special features, disc 1: theatrical trailers and teaser; production gallery (behind-the-scenes and production stills; film posters)
  • Special feature, disc 2: Akira Kurosawa : it is wonderful to create (documentary on the making of Seven samurai, from the Toho masterworks series; 50 min.)
  • Special features, disc 3 ("The supplements): My life in cinema : Akira Kurosawa (video interview of Akira Kurosawa, in conversation with filmmaker Nagisa Oshima; 1993; two hours); Seven samurai : origins and influences (documentary)
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1954
Accompanying material
1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1: The film (part one) -- disc 2: The film (part two) -- disc 3: The supplements
Control code
71367893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
3 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9786310335841
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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
(OCoLC)71367893
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shichinin no samurai : Seven samurai, Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Publication
Note
  • English title and credits from English subtitles
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Accompanying booklet includes 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
  • The film is accompanied by two optional audio commentaries: one by a "scholars' roundtable" (film scholars David Desser, Joan Mellen, Stephen Prince, Tony Rayns, and Donald Richie); and one by Japanese film expert Michael Jeck
  • Special features, disc 1: theatrical trailers and teaser; production gallery (behind-the-scenes and production stills; film posters)
  • Special feature, disc 2: Akira Kurosawa : it is wonderful to create (documentary on the making of Seven samurai, from the Toho masterworks series; 50 min.)
  • Special features, disc 3 ("The supplements): My life in cinema : Akira Kurosawa (video interview of Akira Kurosawa, in conversation with filmmaker Nagisa Oshima; 1993; two hours); Seven samurai : origins and influences (documentary)
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1954
Accompanying material
1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1: The film (part one) -- disc 2: The film (part two) -- disc 3: The supplements
Control code
71367893
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
3 videodiscs (207 min.)
Isbn
9786310335841
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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
(OCoLC)71367893
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1
Terms governing use
  • Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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