Seven Samurai 70th Anniversary

3 hours 27 minutes, with intermission

Not Rated

Maine Film Center

Maine Film Center, 93 Main Street, Waterville, Maine

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of a film universally considered to be one of the all-time greats, Seven Samurai returns to theaters in a beautiful 4k digital restoration. Seven Samurai tells the story of a 16th-century Japanese village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven magnificent warriors to protect them from invading bandits. Featuring legendary actors Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura, this three-hour ride from unparalleled master Akira Kurosawa seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action, into a rich, evocative, and unforgettable tale of courage and hope—now looking and thrilling better than ever.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

This film is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund. Call the Box Office at 207.873.7000 to obtain YAAF tickets. Pay it forward! Donate to YAAF here.



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