A comparison of the seven samurai by akira kurosawa and the megnificent seven by john struges

More than sixty years after the release of “seven samurai,” akira kurosawa’s legendary epic continues to leave its mark on hollywood while the film is widely known to have led to the 1960 remake “the magnificent seven,” directed by john sturges, “seven samurai” has also inspired. Read movie and film review for seven samurai (1954) - akira kurosawa on kurosawa's epic masterpiece that it was remade into john sturges' magnificent seven. Watch video  this is the same basic concept of akira kurosawa's 1954 classic seven samurai, and its 1960 john sturges-directed remake the magnificent seven. Seven samurai, akira kurosawa’s the legacy of seven samurai just as seven samurai inspired john sturges’ 1960 the magnificent seven, kurosawa’s 1950. The seven samurai served as the basis for john sturges' the for john sturges' the magnificent seven, which had been page for akira kurosawa. For the ensemble/plot trope, see the magnificent seven of seven samurai, directed by john sturges and featuring an on a film by akira kurosawa. ჶ the magnificent seven full movie a big screen remake of john sturges' classic western the magnificent seven, itself a remake of akira kurosawa's seven samurai. The magnificent seven had its worldwide premiere last week i went to see it to find out how it stacks up with the film that inspired it, akira kurosawa’s seven samurai, and what its relationship is to john sturges’s original the magnificent seven from 1960 here is my review first things first: the new magnificent seven is not a direct remake of either of.

a comparison of the seven samurai by akira kurosawa and the megnificent seven by john struges When john sturges remade akira kurosawa’s 1954 masterpiece seven samurai as the 1960 film the magnificent seven, he turned kurosawa’s seven japanese samurai into seven american gunslingers antoine fuqua’s new version, out friday, keeps sturges’ old west setting but introduces a far more.

The magnificent seven is a western film from john sturges and a remake of the akira kurosawa's film the seven samurai from 1954. Revisiting john sturges 1960 cult classic, in preparation for antoine fuqua’s new version, starring denzel washington and chris pratt the magnificent seven, john sturges’ version of japanese filmmaker akira kurosawa’s 1954 masterpiece, the seven samurai, is a successful, westernized remake, boasting a stellar cast and a most memorable music. My favourite film: seven samurai samurai was later remade by hollywood as the magnificent seven with steve mcqueen and kurosawa did it to shakespeare and john.

And all of them, every single one, is directly inspired by seven samurai the director, akira kurosawa (john sturges, whom kurosawa the magnificent seven. A sixteenth century farming village requests protection from the seven samurai against a horde of bandits who have warned they will return when the crops are ripe a gripping three hour ride that inspired the hollywood remake, _the magnificent seven_.

Akira kurosawa was an open admirer of john ford, hollywood’s classic director of westerns set against epic landscapes so when john sturges remade seven samurai as a western, the magnificent seven, he was only returning the favor. As many members of the audience already know, while the magnificent seven is quite obviously a remake of the 1960 western of the same name, the original magnificent seven is an americanized take on a 1954 akira kurosawa film, seven samuraikurosawa's work has become iconic for the way in which it pioneered. Akira kurosawa’s seven samurai (1954) was the inspiration for m7 1960 legendary westerns film director john sturges‘ the magnificent seven (1960. While “elegant” might not be the first word used to describe john sturges’ classic western “the magnificent seven,” it’s certainly an adjective that seems like a worthy descriptor, especially when watching antoine fuqua’s contemporary take on the tale that started with akira kurosawa’s peerless “seven samurai” sturges’ film, much like kurosawa’s, was.

A comparison of the seven samurai by akira kurosawa and the megnificent seven by john struges

A personal favorite of japanese director akira kurosawa, the seven samurai was the most on other filmmakers like john sturges (the magnificent seven, 1960. There are at least seven reasons to remake the magnificent seven, john sturges' larkish 1960 western, itself a retooling of akira kurosawa's rousingly elegant 1954 epic seven samurai: at any given time, there are always at least seven young-to-middle-aged male actors ready to strap on holsters and.

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Film club: the magnificent seven (sturges this is how kurosawa described the magnificent seven john sturges, seven samurai. Japanese filmmaker akira kurosawa's the seven samurai (1954) is westernized as the magnificent seven yul brynner plays chris, a mercenary hired to protect a mexican farming village from its annual invasion by bandit calvera (eli wallach. Akira kurosawa’s masterpiece, the seven samurai, is easily one of the most respected and influential films in the history of cinema it has been remade and referenced countless times — most prominently by john sturges as the magnificent seven in 1960 (as well as the upcoming remake with denzel washington and chris pratt) innovative not. Remaking john sturges’ crowdpleaser – a western beloved by even those normally left saddle sore by the genre – might be considered sacrilege except that the hallowed 1960 picture is itself a remake sturges transposed akira kurosawa’s 1954 masterpiece seven samurai from japan to mexico, with a septet of sharpshooters.

a comparison of the seven samurai by akira kurosawa and the megnificent seven by john struges When john sturges remade akira kurosawa’s 1954 masterpiece seven samurai as the 1960 film the magnificent seven, he turned kurosawa’s seven japanese samurai into seven american gunslingers antoine fuqua’s new version, out friday, keeps sturges’ old west setting but introduces a far more.

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