The last samurai

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Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2006].
1419843079, 9781419843075
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1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2006].
1419843079, 9781419843075


General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003.
General Note
Special features: Director's commentary; deleted scenes; "Edward Zwick: director's video journal"; The History Channel documentary "History vs. Hollywood"; "Tom Cruise: a warrior's journey"; "Making an epic: a conversation with Edward Zwick and Tom Cruise"; "A world of detail: production design will Lilly Kilvert"; "Silk and armor: costume design with Ngila Dickson"; "From a soldier to a samurai: the weapons"; "Imperial Army basic training"; Japan premieres; theatrial trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Steven Rosenblum, Victor DuBois ; original music, Hans Zimmer.
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.
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.
System Details
Blu-ray Disc; Widescreen presentation 16x9 (2.4:1), mastered in high definition ; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Francais), Dolby digital 2.0 (Espanol); Special features in standard definition (480i/p), stereo.
System Details
Requires a Blu-ray player.
Closed captioned; audio in English 5.1, French 5.1 or Spanish 2.0; with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cruise, T., Herskovitz, M., Zwick, E., Logan, J., Watanabe, K., Atherton, W., Connolly, B., Goldwyn, T., Harada, M., Zimmer, H., & Toll, J. (. (2006). The last samurai . Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tom Cruise et al.. 2006. The Last Samurai. Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tom Cruise et al.. The Last Samurai Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cruise, Tom, et al. The Last Samurai Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2006.

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