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

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

Label
Seven samurai
Title
Seven samurai
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
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."--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S24
LC item number
S4846 2006
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatare 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-
  • 1911-1975
  • 1923-1981
  • 1917-1999
  • 1913-1985
  • 1894-1971
  • 1920-1998
  • 1901-1988
  • 1914-1955
  • 1955-
  • 1924-2013
  • 1932-2013
  • 1947-
  • 1965-
  • 1922-2010
  • 1924-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Mifune, Toshirō
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Tsushima, Keiko
  • Shimazaki, Yukiko
  • Fujiwara, Kamatare
  • Katō, Daisuke
  • Kimura, Isao
  • Chiaki, Minoru
  • Miyaguchi, Seiji
  • Hidari, Bokuzen
  • Inaba, Yoshio
  • Tsuchiya, Yoshio
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Desser, David
  • Mellen, Joan
  • Prince, Stephen
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Richie, Donald
  • Ōshima, Nagisa
  • Turan, Kenneth
  • Cowie, Peter
  • 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
  • Japanese language films
  • Foreign films
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Seven samurai, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title and credits from English subtitles
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Disc 1: The film, part I (112 min.); 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: The film, part II (95 min.); 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: The supplements: "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
  • Booklet features essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, and Stuart Galbraith IV; tributes from Arthur Penn and Signey Lumet; and a reminiscence by Toshiro Mifune
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., English subtitled version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (207 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515019927
  • 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
  • 132326
  • ocm71367893
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. ; directed by Akira Kurosawa ; produced by Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title and credits from English subtitles
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Disc 1: The film, part I (112 min.); 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: The film, part II (95 min.); 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: The supplements: "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
  • Booklet features essays by Kenneth Turan, Peter Cowie, Philip Kemp, Peggy Chiao, Alain Silver, and Stuart Galbraith IV; tributes from Arthur Penn and Signey Lumet; and a reminiscence by Toshiro Mifune
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., English subtitled version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (207 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515019927
  • 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
  • 132326
  • ocm71367893
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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