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The last samurai

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The last samurai

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004.

2 videodiscs (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test.

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ISBN:

978-0-7907-8276-8 : $14.99

Title:

The last samurai [videorecording] / a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; a Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company production ; produced by Marshall Herskovitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by John Logan and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz ; story by John Logan ; directed by Edward Zwick.

Edition:

2-disc widescreen ed.

Publisher:

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004.

Physical:

2 videodiscs (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes:

Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.

Notes:

Special features: disc 1: theatrical film with commentary by director Edward Zwick; disc 2: deleted scenes with commentary; history vs. Hollywood: 'The last samurai' [History Channel documentary]; Tom Cruise: a warrior's journey; Edward Zwick: director's video journal; making an epic: a conversation with Edward Zwick and Tom Cruise; a world of detail: production design with Lilly Kilvert; Silk and armor: costume design with Ngila Dickson; Imperial Army basic training; From soldier to samurai: the weapons; Japan premieres (Tokyo & Kyoto red carpet); theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM web link.

ParticipantNote:

Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Masato Harada, Koyuki, William Atherton, Shun Sugata, Shin Koyamada, Scott Wilson, Togo Igawa, Shichinosuke Nakamura.

Summary:

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test.

Target Audience:

MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and battle sequences.

Funding Note:

Andy Shriver Memorial Gift.

Subject:

Samurai--Japan--Drama.

Subject:

Soldiers--Conduct of life--Drama.

Subject:

Feature films--Video recordings for French speakers.

Subject:

DVDs.

AE:PersName:

Herskovitz, Marshall.

AE:PersName:

Zwick, Edward.

AE:PersName:

Logan, John, 1961-

AE:PersName:

Cruise, Tom, 1962-

AE:PersName:

Watanabe, Ken, 1959-

AE:PersName:

Spall, Timothy, 1957-

AE:PersName:

Connolly, Billy.

AE:PersName:

Goldwyn, Tony.

AE:PersName:

Sanada, Hiroyuki, 1960-

AE:PersName:

Harada, Masato, 1949-

AE:PersName:

Koyuki.

AE:PersName:

Atherton, William.

AE:PersName:

Sugata, Shun.

AE:PersName:

Koyamada, Shin.

AE:PersName:

Wilson, Scott, 1942-

AE:PersName:

Igawa, Togo.

AE:PersName:

Nakamura, Shichinosuke.

AE:PersName:

Toll, John.

AE:PersName:

Rosenblum, Steven.

AE:PersName:

Dubois, Victor, 1832-1869.

AE:PersName:

Zimmer, Hans.

AE:CorpName:

Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

AE:CorpName:

Bedford Falls Company.

AE:CorpName:

Radar Pictures.

AE:CorpName:

Warner Home Video (Firm)

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