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Still: Seven Samurai

The Seven Samurai

27 May 20072 Jun 2007

A group of farmers decide to take action against the bandits who annually raid their village, hiring seven roaming mercenaries to defend them. What follows is a beautifully balanced combination of exciting action, human drama, clever plotting and incidental pleasures - one of Taking the form of a Western (it was remade as The Magnificent Seven), Kurosawa's film is one of the most completely-realised pieces of movie entertainment ever created.

Dir Akira Kurosawa, Japan 1954, 207 mins, subtitles

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