Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
7 December 2003 | MisterWhiplash
10 | Kurosawa's triumphant epic- totally & successfully driven by character and story
Akira Kurosawa was and is considered the master of east-western film-making (in that he made his Japanese films ...
Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto and Hideo Oguni wrote the final script over 45 days, taking no phone calls or visitors, with few exceptions. The constant writing took a toll on their bodies and sickness was rampant in post-war Japan; at one time Kurosawa wound up in the hospital with ... ...
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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