film title from description

Frances Loden frako
Mon Jan 28 11:40:31 EST 2002

>Does the following description of a plot fragment ring a bell in anyone's 
>mind as to the title of the following? Years ago I saw a film that was set 
>back in samurai days. The main character was a young woman from the country 
>who was tiring of village life and planting/harvesting rice. A "mysterious 
>stranger" comes to the village and she falls in love with him. They go 
>away, fight (I think), and...cut to the chase, she comes back to the 
>village. The final scene of the movie shows her planting rice in the paddy 
>and hers is the loudest voice singing the folk song they are all singing. 
>It's as if she's trying to drown out the memories of the man she had fallen 
>in love with. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I know it's not that 
>obscure a movie, I just can't for the life of me remember the title.

This sounds like SEVEN SAMURAI to me.

Frako Loden

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