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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.

Cruise, Tom, 1962- (Added Author). Herskovitz, Marshall. (Added Author). Kroopf, Scott. (Added Author). Wagner, Paula. (Added Author). Zwick, Edward. (Added Author). Logan, John. (Added Author). Wantanabe, Ken, 1959- (Added Author). Atherton, William. (Added Author). Lindberg, Chad. (Added Author). Connolly, Billy. (Added Author). Goldwyn, Tony. (Added Author). Harada, Masato, 1949- (Added Author). Toll, John. (Added Author). DuBois, Victor. (Added Author). Zimmer, Hans. (Added Author). Dickson, Ngila. (Added Author). Kilvert, Lilly. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). Bedford Falls Company. (Added Author). Cruise/Wagner Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Radar Pictures. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 22 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Aubbee Library DVD ACT/ADV LAS (Text) 33187002037329 Digital Video Disc - A Reshelving -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000105948 Adult: DVD Available -
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Dunkirk Public Library - Dunkirk DVD DRA LAS (Text) 76381000068987 DVD Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Last Samurai (Text) 840191002223324 A/V - Main Floor Available -
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  • ISBN: 0790782766 :
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2004, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Victor DuBois, Steven Rosenblum ; original music, Hans Zimmer ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Lilly Kilvert.
Participant or Performer Note: Ken Wantanabe, Tom Cruise, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Masato Harada.
Summary, etc.: 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 Note: MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and battle sequences.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Samurais > Japaon > Teatro.
Soldiers > Conduct of life > Drama.
Samurai > Japan > Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Japan > History > 19th century > Drama.

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