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Seven Samurai

Midnight screenings happen at midnight the day listed. For example, if it says Saturday At Midnight, please arrive by 11:45pm Saturday night.

Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 207 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 1954 Language: Japanese

Starring: Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Keiko Tsushima, Minoru Chiaki, Seiji Miyaguchi, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Yukiko Shimazaki

Kurosawa’s thrilling, two-part epic of 16th century Japan tells the story of a desperate village invaded by bandits. A veteran samurai answers the village’s request for protection and gathers six fellow samurai to help protect and train the villagers for combat. Battle ensues when 40 bandits attack… Considered one of the greatest films ever made, rarely screened in Pittsburgh.

Japanese Whiskey w. Seven Samurai
3 pm – May 21 – $16
Enjoy two of the finest exports from Japan — this amazing Kurosawa epic and a tasting of Japanese whiskey! Both excellent and the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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