An American soldier is hired to train the new Japanese army in war tactics, in order to displace the Samurai warriors. When he is captured by the Samurai and learns their way, he must use his honor to decide which side to defend.
-- Conduct of life
Samurai -- Japan -- Drama.
Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Burbank, CA :Warner Home Video,2004
|Edition||Full screen version.|
Harada, Masato, 1949-
Watanabe, Ken, 1959-
Cruise, Tom, 1962-
Cruise/Wagner Productions (Firm)
Bedford Falls Company.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Tom Cruise, Tony Goldwyn, Billy Connolly, Ken Wantanabe, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg, Masato Harada.
Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Victor DuBois, Steven Rosenblum ; music, Hans Zimmer.
Rated R; for strong violence and battle sequences.
Includes English and French language tracks, with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles.
DVD release of the 2003 motion picture.
Special features: commentary by director Edward Zwick; History Channel documentary History vs. Hollywood; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
DVD; Dolby digital surround; region 1.
2 videodiscs (144 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.