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Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences (2006)

This documentary made by the Criterion Collection examines the history of the Samurai in Japan. Also looks at what inspired Kurosawa to make his masterpiece 1954 film Seven Samurai in a post WW2 Japan.

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Marty Gross

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Cast

Cast overview:
Stephen Prince Stephen Prince ... Himself
Joan Mellen Joan Mellen ... Herself
Tadao Sato Tadao Sato ... Himself
David Desser David Desser ... Himself
Tony Rayns Tony Rayns ... Himself
Donald Richie Donald Richie ... Himself
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This documentary made by the Criterion Collection examines the history of the Samurai in Japan. Also looks at what inspired Kurosawa to make his masterpiece 1954 film Seven Samurai in a post WW2 Japan.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

4 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaga Sushi, Tokyo, Japan

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(DVD)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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