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The Last Samurai (Full Screen Edition) - Region 1 DVD

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Description: D D E E While Japan undergoes tumultuous transition to a more Westernized society in 1876-77, The Last Samurai gives epic sweep to an intimate story of cultures at a crossroads. In America, tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) is coerced by a mercenary officer (Tony Goldwyn) to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this "progress" is a rebellion of samurai warriors, holding fast to their traditions of honor despite strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader (Ken Watanabe), Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Release date: 4 May 2004
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 9780790782751 UPC: 085392838226
Tags: Action (3), Historical (2), Drama (2), War (2), Adventure (2), Samurai (1), Japan (1), Violence (1), Civil War (1), Epic (1), Heroes (1), Soldiers (1), Period Piece (1), Action/adventure (1), Rated R (1), Dramas (1), Battles (1), Ancient Civilizations (1)
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