'7 Samurai' (1954)


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Seven Samurai[2] (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[3] during the Sengoku Period of Japanese history. It follows the story of a village of farmers that hire seven rōnin (masterless samurai) to combat bandits who will return after the harvest to steal their crops.

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Since its release, Seven Samurai has consistently ranked highly in critics' lists of the greatest films, such as the BFI's Sight & Sound and Rotten Tomatoes polls.[4][5] It was also voted the greatest foreign-language film in BBC's 2018 international critics' poll.[6] It has remained highly influential, often seen as one of the most "remade, reworked, referenced" films in cinema.[7]

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