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Toho pulled the plug on the project several times when it ran over budget, forcing director Akira Kurosawa to go back and personally argue with the board of directors who were convinced they were making a flop.
Seven Samurai (1954)

Toho pulled the plug on the project several times when it ran over budget, forcing director Akira Kurosawa to go back and personally argue with the board of directors who were convinced they were making a flop.

Seven Samurai (1954)

For the “explosion of blood” in the final duel, chocolate syrup was mixed with carbonated water and put under 30 pounds of pressure.
Sanjuro (1962)

For the “explosion of blood” in the final duel, chocolate syrup was mixed with carbonated water and put under 30 pounds of pressure.

Sanjuro (1962)

The castle destroyed in the middle of the movie was specially constructed on the slopes of Mount Fuji for the film and then burned down. No miniatures were used for that segment, although an optical of another castle being burned at the end was used.
Ran (1985)

The castle destroyed in the middle of the movie was specially constructed on the slopes of Mount Fuji for the film and then burned down. No miniatures were used for that segment, although an optical of another castle being burned at the end was used.

Ran (1985)

Seven Samurai hat the first use of a scene which is now commonplace in cinema: The approaching horde coming into view as they crest a hilltop, specifically when Kikuchiyo sees the mounted bandits approaching. 

Seven Samurai hat the first use of a scene which is now commonplace in cinema: The approaching horde coming into view as they crest a hilltop, specifically when Kikuchiyo sees the mounted bandits approaching. 

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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