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Apocalypto

Author: Mel GibsonBruce DaveyFarhad SafiniaRudy YoungbloodDalia HernandezAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : Mayan languages : [Blu-ray version]View all editions and formats
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As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Epic films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical
Ethnic
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Gibson; Bruce Davey; Farhad Safinia; Rudy Youngblood; Dalia Hernandez; Jonathan Brewer; Morris Birdyellowhead; Carlos Emilio Baez; Ramirez Amilcar; Israel Contreras; Israel Rios; María Isabel Díaz Lago; Espiridion Acosta Cache; Mayra Serbulo; Iazua Larios; Lorena Hernández; Itandehui Gutierrez; Sayuri Gutierrez; Dean Semler; James Horner; Touchstone Pictures.; Icon Productions.; Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788874926 9780788874925
OCLC Number: 156949992
Language Note: Mayan soundtrack with optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Blu-ray Disc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Feature commentary by writer/director/producer Mel Gibson and writer/co-producer Farhad Safinia; "Becoming Mayan: making Apocalypto" documentary; deleted scenes (with optional commentary by writer/director/producer Mel Gibson and writer/co-producer Farhad Safinia); movie showcase (access to select movie scenes that showcase the ultimate High Definition picture and sound).
Credits: Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, John Wright ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Mayes C. Bubeo ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; hair and make-up designer, Aldo Signoretti.
Cast: Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernandez, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead, Carlos Emilio Baez, Ramirez Amilcar, Israel Contreras, Israel Rios, María Isabel Díaz, Espiridion Acosta Cache, Mayra Serbulo, Iazua Larios, Lorena Hernández, Itandehui Gutierrez, Sayuri Gutierrez.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sequences of graphic violence and disturbing images.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 uncompressed (48 kHz/24-bit), BD-50, 1080p High Definition. Special features: Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080i and 1080p High Definition.; This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Responsibility: Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Icon Productions, an Icon production ; produced by Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey ; written by Mel Gibson & Farhad Safina ; directed by Mel Gibson.

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As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

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