Above: DVD graphic for the film "Seven Samurai"
Friday Talking Pictures: "Seven Samurai"
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
In this film, a poor Japanese village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. Friday Talking Pictures is a world-spanning monthly celebration of contemporary and classic cinema viewed on a wide silver screen.
June spotlights five inventive films featuring outsiders who reflect the theme of social displacement found in the three books: "Sky of Red Poppies" (Zoe Ghahremani), "Moloka’i" (Alan Brennert), and "Into the Beautiful North" (Luis Alberto Urrea), all 2012 One Book, One San Diego selections for 2012.
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