Director Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece about a village that hires seven samurai to protect it from marauding bandits has inspired generations of audiences and filmmakers alike. Heralded by many as one of the finest films ever made - Seven Samurai lives up to its grand reputation. If you only ever see one Asian film, then make it this one.
Directed by world-renowned Akira Kurosawa way back in 1954, this story of a village's last hope from invading bandits has inspired both audiences and aspiring film-makers for ages. Seven samurai, each with very different personalities and backgrounds, are randomly brought together to try and save a starving town from losing everything. Will the seven men be strong enough to hold off a whole clan of warriors? If they succeed, what will be their reward from the paupers who have hired them? Considered by many as one of the best films ever made, the epic Seven Samurai is a foreign tale that is universally felt by people the world over.
The Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a villages request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle when 40 bandits attack the village
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