Seven Samurai - A Lesson In Storytelling

Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai is widely considered one of the most influential movies of all time. In this video essay, Jack takes a closer look at the magnificent writing behind the film, to find out how writers Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni and Kurosawa handled the many characters in the story and ensured that the movie engages viewers for its full 3 1/2 -hour runtime.

 


Film Analysis


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Samurai & Martial Arts


Akira Kurosawa


Seven Samurai