Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai (1954)

The Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town

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A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

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Writing Akira Kurosawa Screenplay
Directing Akira Kurosawa Director
Editing Akira Kurosawa Editor
Writing Shinobu Hashimoto Screenplay
Writing Hideo Oguni Screenplay
Production Sôjirô Motoki Producer
Sound Fumio Hayasaka Original Music Composer
Sound Masaru Satô Music
Art Yoshirô Muraki Assistant Art Director
Camera Asakazu Nakai Director of Photography
Camera Takao Saitô First Assistant Camera
Directing Teruyo Nogami Script Supervisor
Production Teruyo Nogami Production Assistant
Crew Haruo Nakajima Stunts
Production Yûji Hamada Accountant
Directing Yasuyoshi Tajitsu Assistant Director
Directing Hiromichi Horikawa Assistant Director
Directing Sakae Hirosawa Assistant Director
Art Takashi Matsuyama Production Design
Crew Takeharu Shimada Production Office Assistant
Lighting Shigeru Mori Lighting Technician
Crew Fumio Yanoguchi Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Midori Nakajô Hairstylist
Production Hiroshi Nezu Production Supervisor
Editing Hiroshi Nezu Editorial Manager
Sound Ichirô Minawa Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Kōhei Ezaki Costume Design
Lighting Mitsuo Kaneko Lighting Technician
Art Sô Matsuyama Art Direction
Art Kôichi Hamamura Set Decoration
Art Kôichi Hamamura Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Junjirô Yamada Makeup Artist
Sound Masanao Uehara Sound Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Mieko Yamaguchi Costume Design
Directing Toshi Kaneko Assistant Director
Directing Masaya Shimizu Assistant Director
Camera Masao Fukuda Still Photographer