A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village's request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle when 40 bandits attack the village.
|Directed by||Akira Kurosawa|
|Written by||Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto|
|Company||Columbia PicturesColumbia PicturesColumbia Pictures|
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