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Ghost dog : the way of the Samurai

Author: Jim JarmuschForest WhitakerJohn TormeyHenry SilvaIsaach de Bankolé; et al; All authors
Publisher: San Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, 1999,2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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East meets west in this hip-hop infused samuri-gangster picture. Forest Whitaker plays a professional killer who goes by the name of Ghost Dog and lives by the age-old code of the Samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Jarmusch; Forest Whitaker; John Tormey; Henry Silva; Isaach de Bankolé; Tricia Vessey; Richard Portnow; Gene Ruffini; Camille Winbush; Robby Müller; Richard Guay; et al
OCLC Number: 44896679
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Edited by Jay Rabinowitz ; produced by Richard Gauy and Jim Jarmusch ; director of photography Robby Muller ; music by The RZA ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Cast: Staring Forest Whitaker ; John Tormey ; Cliff Gorman ; Henry Silva ; Isaach de Bankole ; Tricia Vessey ; Victor Argo ; Gene Ruffini ; Richard Portnow and introducing Camille Winbush.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.; "This film is presented in a widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical presentation"--Container information.
Responsibility: a film by Jim Jarmusch ; edited by Jay Rabinowitz ; produced by Richard Gauy and Jim Jarmusch ; director of photography Robby Muller ... [et al.].

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East meets west in this hip-hop infused samuri-gangster picture. Forest Whitaker plays a professional killer who goes by the name of Ghost Dog and lives by the age-old code of the Samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself.

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