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seven samurai letterbox

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Unanimously hailed as one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of the motion picture, the story is set in the 1600s, when the residents of a small Japanese village are seeking protection against repeated attacks by a band of marauding thieves. Offering mere handfuls of rice as payment, they hire seven unemployed "ronin" (masterless samurai), including a boastful swordsman (Toshiro Mifune). The samurai get acquainted with but remain distant from the villagers, knowing that their assignment may prove to be fatal. The climactic battle with the raiding thieves remains one of the most breathtaking sequences ever filmed. It's poetry in hyperactive motion and one of Akira Kurosawa's crowning cinematic achievements. This is not a film that can be well served by any synopsis; it must be seen to be appreciated and belongs on the short list of any definitive home-video library.
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JohnTheWarlord's avatar
I love that movie and you got all there faces perfect
UnforgivenDecay's avatar
This is totally kick ass dude! I love it! Is this ink or marker?
tomasoverbai's avatar
black and white acrylic paint. I need to learn how to use the copic markers, someday. I will bring it to next weeks meeting, couldn't make last night cause of an evil directv installer.
UnforgivenDecay's avatar
Hahaha, I wasn't there either :P Recovering from being sick. Anyway, I'll be there next week and totally look forward to seeing it!

p.s good luck with that evil installer ;)
tomasoverbai's avatar
get well soon. I will sacrifice the evil installer to some old tree spirit for your good health.