Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Akira Kurosawa did not get along well with Yoshio Inaba (Gorobei), deriding him and yelling at him for most of the shoot. Although Inaba appeared in a minor role in Kurosawa's Throne of Blood (1957), he apparently found the experience of shooting this film so stressful that he limited the amount ... ...
We'll take this place next.
Bandit Chief: We took it last autumn. They haven't got anything worth taking yet. Let's wait.
When the samurai are giving battle advice to the peasants, who sit around them forming a circle, the camera does a rather wide circle shot of them. You can see the dolly track behind the seated peasants.
$21,830 (USA) (1 September 2002)
$269,061 (USA) (31 August 2003)
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