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Atsushi Watanabe as a bun seller Jun Tatara as a coolie Sachio Sakai as a coolie Takeshi Seki as a coolie Tatsuya Nakadai as a samurai wandering through town uncredited Production[ edit ] Filming the movie, from behind the scenes.
Akira Kurosawa had originally wanted to direct a film about a single day in the life of a samurai. Later, in the course of his research, he discovered a story about samurai defending farmers.
According to actor Toshiro Mifune, the film was originally going to be called Six Samurai, with Mifune playing the role of Kyuzo. During the six-week scriptwriting process, Kurosawa and his screenwriters realized that "six sober samurai were a bore—they needed a character that was more off-the-wall".
The film took a year to complete. It had become a topic of wide discussion long before it was released. Toho Studios closed down production at least twice. Each time, Kurosawa calmly went fishing, reasoning that the studio had already heavily invested in the production and would allow him to complete the picture.
Mifune later recalled that he had never been so cold in his life. Other plot devices such as the reluctant hero, romance between a local woman and the youngest hero, and the nervousness of the common citizenry had appeared in other films before this but were combined in this film.
Set design[ edit ] Kurosawa refused to shoot the peasant village at Toho Studios and had a complete set constructed at Tagata on the Izu PeninsulaShizuoka. For this reason, I have the sets made exactly like the real thing.
It restricts the shooting but encourages that feeling of authenticity. It was just the kind of picture that is impossible to make in this country.
His method was to put one camera in the most orthodox shooting position, another camera for quick shots and a third camera "as a kind of guerilla unit".
This method made for very complicated shoots, for which Kurosawa choreographed the movement of all three cameras by using diagrams. Initially Junzo Sasamori of the Ono-ha Itto-ryu was working along with Sugino, but he was asked by the Ministry of Education to teach in Europe during production.
He described this as a practical necessity that is incomprehensible to most directors, who on major production spent at least several months with their editors assembling and cutting the film after shooting is completed.
Toho Studios originally cut fifty minutes off the film when screening it for American distributors for fear that no American audience would be willing to sit through the entire picture. A near-complete minute version was re-released in the U. Home media[ edit ] A Criterion Collection DVD version of the film was released containing the complete original version of the film minutes on one disc and a second Criterion DVD released in also contains the digitally remastered, complete film on two discs, as well as an additional disc of extra material.
A Blu-ray edition of the full length edition was released by the Criterion Collection on October 19, Inthe Motion Picture Editors Guild listed Seven Samurai as the 33rd best-edited film of all time based on a survey of its members.
Its influence can be most strongly felt in the western The Magnificent Sevena film specifically adapted from Seven Samurai. Gadi, Kurosawa expressed how "the American copy of The Magnificent Seven is a disappointment, although entertaining. It is not a version of Seven Samurai".
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