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DVD BJ 1533 H8 Z84 (COL)


The last samurai

Main Title: The last samurai [videorecording] / Warner Bros. ; The Bedford Falls Company ; Cruise-Wagner Productions ; Radar Pictures, Inc. ; producers, Tom Cruise, Marshall Herskovitz, Scott Kroopf, Paula Wagner, Edward Zwick ; screenplay, John Logan and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz ; director, Edward Zwick

Published/Created: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003

Description: 2 video discs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Local Call No: DVD DS 827 S3 Z84

Cast: Ken Wantanabe, Tom Cruise, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Masato Harada

Credits: Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Victor DuBois, Steven Rosenblum ; original music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Lilly Kilvert.

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

Subject: Samurai -- Japan -- Drama.
Subject: Soldiers -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Subject: Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Subject: Historical films.
Subject: Feature films.

videorecording DVD 154 min.
2 videodiscs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2003,  2003, Warner Home Video , Burbank, CA
Distributed by Warner Home Video
AV Material ID 1000007353
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