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Kurosawa - Samurai Classics : Seven Samurai

Author: Isuzu Yamada; Takashi Shimura; Toshirō Mifune; Hiroshi Tachikawa
Publisher: [Australia] : The AV Channel [distributor] ; distributed by Marcom Projects, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Secondary (senior high) school : Japanese : Widescreen
Database:WorldCat
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Legendary director Akira Kurosawa is one of the most well respected and influential directors of all time. In Hollywood's hands SEVEN SAMURAI (1954) was remade as THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, YOJIMBO (1961) started the entire Spaghetti Western genre when remade as A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964) and THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (1958) became the inspiration for the first STAR WARS (1977). Here for the first time in Australia is a  Read more...
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Named Person: Akira Kurosawa; Akira Kurosawa
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Isuzu Yamada; Takashi Shimura; Toshirō Mifune; Hiroshi Tachikawa
OCLC Number: 224785788
Language Note: In Japanese with English subtitles.
Notes: Rated PG.
Disc 1: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954. Disc 2: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958. Disc 3: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961. Disc 4: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Region 4 DVD. Colour recording system: PAL.
Includes interactive menus and scene access.
Credits: Directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura, Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Minoru Chiaki, Takamura Sasaki.
Description: 4 videodiscs (DVD) (547 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Sanjuro
Yojimbo
Seven Samurai
Hidden Fortress
Responsibility: the Hidden Fortress / Yojimbo / Sanjuro.

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Legendary director Akira Kurosawa is one of the most well respected and influential directors of all time. In Hollywood's hands SEVEN SAMURAI (1954) was remade as THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, YOJIMBO (1961) started the entire Spaghetti Western genre when remade as A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964) and THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (1958) became the inspiration for the first STAR WARS (1977). Here for the first time in Australia is a collection of Kurosawa's early Samurai Classics.

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