A side-by-side, shot-for-shot comparison of the swedish and american versions of the girl with the dragon tattoo this video is intended to illustrate the unique vision of filmmakers and the variety of choices possible when creating motion pictures adapted from the same written work. Three of world's foremost scholars on the films of akira kurosawa (david desser, stephen prince, and donald richie) describe seven samurai's effect on the samurai film and its use of violence. It is called the magnificent seven, though it was known in japan and abroad as seven samurai, and it was put on public exhibition yesterday at the guildto give you a quick, capsule notion of.
- seven samurai kurosawa creates a masterpiece with the seven samurai this film was created in 1954, it is a japanese film and it has english subtitles the seven samurai is a story about a small farming village in 16th century japan that is under constant threat from traveling groups of outlaw bandits. Seven samurai has seeped into all corners of the star wars universe, and with a movie that good, i’m glad it doesn’t seem as though there’s going to be an end in sight seven samurai is appropriate for just about anybody able to read, since the only way to watch it is with subtitles. Although ’13 assassins’ is based on a different classic samurai movie, ‘the seven samurai’ was an important influence on director takashi miike the film tells the story of a team of samurai who take on the task of killing a corrupt and tyrannical lord whose relationship to the shogun protects him from punishment.
The seven samurai is a perfect movie: the story and screenplay are amazing, dividing the dramatic story in the recruitment, reception, strategy, training, harvest, romance and the final battle of the samurai in such a way that the viewer does not feel the 207 minutes running time. Shichinin no samurai the film the seven samurai is a classic example of late 16th century samurai engaged in warfare throughout the film we are able to get a real sense of what values samurai hold, as well as some techniques used in battle. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master, lord redesdale recorded that a rōnin killed himself at the graves of the forty-seven rōnin there is also a direct comparison of the characters to the forty-seven rōnin. Seven samurai (七人の侍, shichinin no samurai) is a 1954 japanese epic samurai drama film co-written, edited, and directed by akira kurosawa the story takes place in 1586  during the sengoku period of japanese history.
Whoa, i'm surprised seven samurai isn't getting much love in this matchup not that harakiri isn't good, but seven samurai is the greatest film of japan's greatest director. The 1954 movie the seven samurai, directed by akira kurosawa, and its 1960 remake the magnificent seven, directed by john sturges have many similarities for example, the plot of both movies entails farmers hiring mercenaries to help fend off bandits that annually pillage their farms the t. This paper compares the films seven samurai, directed by akira kurosawa and the magnificent seven, directed by john sturges the paper analyzes several elements of filmmaking, focusing mainly on cinematography, editing and acting. Is the movie seven samurai available in english update cancel ad by premiumbeatcom so i doubt they do so with a film like seven samuraienglish subtitles is going to be about as close as you can get source : yahooanswers how does seven samurai compare to the western remake, the magnificent seven. A desperate village hires seven samurai to protect it from marauders in this crown jewel of japanese cinema no other film so seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action.
Seven samurai, if you've not seen it, is the story of a village that hires - yes - seven samurai to protect the harvest from people looking to steal it effectively, the farmers of the village. In seven samurai, the village elder is killed by the bandits when he refuses to abandon his house, which is an outlying house that the samurai determined could not be protected in the magnificent seven, the village elder likewise refuses to abandon his house but suffers no repercussions for it. Akira kurosawa's the seven samurai and john sturges' the magnificent seven the 1954 movie the seven samurai, directed by akira kurosawa, and its 1960 remake the magnificent seven, directed by john sturges have many similarities for example, the plot of both movies entails farmers hiring mercenaries to help fend off bandits that annually pillage their farms.
Seven samurai: seven samurai, japanese action film, released in 1954, that was cowritten and directed by kurosawa akira and is acclaimed as one of the greatest and most influential films ever made seven samurai is set at the end of the 16th century and centres on an impoverished japanese village that is at the. But kurosawa conceived kikuchiyo’s tragic figure to provide a living bridge between peasant and samurai, and as a result, the character emphasizes the film’s theme of modernity and history fusing into a post-modern philosophy for living—the very meaning of seven samurai embodied by this one character. Mellen also strikes out when she compares seven samurai with american westerns, especially the magnificent seven mellen simply uses japanese culture and the themes in seven samurai as the template and thereby deems the american westerns inferior by comparison. Criterion’s original dvd of seven samurai (notable for containing a later removed restoration demonstration) is presented in its original aspect ratio of about 133:1 on dual-layer disc because of the aspect ratio the image has not been enhanced for widescreen televisions.
Samurai fighting at the naval battle of dan-no-ura in 1185because of their rising military and economic power, the clans ultimately became a new force in the politics of the court their involvement in the hogen rebellion in the late heian period consolidated their power, and finally pitted the rival minamoto and the taira clans against each. West: casablanca vs the seven samurai on the bandit's lair—and a comparison with the cinematic strategies of casablanca will illustrate the differences in the ideological stances of the two films east meets west: casablanca vs the seven samurai. Shino is the daughter of the farmer manzoit is mentioned that she used to be beautiful until her father cut off her hair and covered her with dirt to disguise her as a man he did so to avoid her being taken by the nobuseri though she is often seen arguing with her father about betraying the samurai, she still loves him greatly. Few, if any, modern action movies deserve even a cursory comparison to seven samurai in terms of quality or influence nonetheless, you can be sure to see the classic leave its mark throughout justice league , as it has done with many other action movies over the years.
Seven samurai is one of the finest action movies of all time the key to what makes it so amazing is the amount of realism on display the key to what makes it so amazing is the amount of realism on display. In class, we watched japanese director akira kurosawa's seven samurai and then hollywood director john sturges' the magnificent seventhe latter was an adaptation of the first they are the same story, only one is set in samurai-era japan and the other in the american west. Justice league director zack snyder talks about the upcoming dc epic and compares it to the akria kurosawa classic film, seven samurai.