The last samurai

Edward Zwick (director), John Logan (author of screenplay), Tom Cruise (actor)
Tom Cruise als Amerikaanse legerkapitein, die in Japan kennismaakt met de superieure normen en waarden van de samoerai. De schellen vallen hem van de ogen, en hij wordt een beter mens.
The last samurai / dir. by Edward Zwick ; screenplay by John Logan ... [et al.]
Edward Zwick
Author of screenplay
John Logan
Tom Cruise
Place of publishing unknown: Warner Home Video, 2004
2 dvd-video's
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 148 min.
Disc 2 bevat extra's Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Engels, Nederlands

About Edward Zwick

CC BY 2.0 - Image by Dick Thomas Johnson from Tokyo, Japan

Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and producer of film and television. He has worked primarily in the comedy-drama and epic historical film genres, including About Last Night, Glory, Legends of the Fall, and The Last Samurai. He is also the co-creator of the television series thirtysomething and Once and Again.

Zwick's body of work has earned numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Picture as a producer, and Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series, and Outstanding Dramatic Special. He has additionally been nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards.

Early life and education

Zwick was born into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Ruth Ellen (née Reich) and Allen Zwick. He attended New Trier High School, received an A.B…Read more on Wikipedia