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Ghost dog : the way of the samurai

Author: Jim JarmuschRichard A GuayRobby MüllerJay RabinowitzRZA, (Rapper)All authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster story in which a professional killer goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who 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 without breaking the code of the samurai.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Samurai films
Gangster films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Jarmusch; Richard A Guay; Robby Müller; Jay Rabinowitz; RZA, (Rapper); Ted Berner; John Dunn; Forest Whitaker; John Tormey; Cliff Gorman; Henry Silva; Isaach de Bankolé; Tricia Vessey; Victor Argo; Gene Ruffini; Richard Portnow; Camille Winbush; J.V.C. Company of America.; Studio Canal+.; B.A.C. Films.; Pandora Film (Firm); Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.; Degeto Films (Firm); Plywood Productions.; Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0784017417 9780784017418
OCLC Number: 44870804
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Special features: Isolated music score; Trailers and TV spots; Outtakes; "Ghost Dog: the odyssey : a journey into the world of the samurai" featurette (22 min.) / producer, Lorna Anozie ; Artisan Pictures Inc.; "Cakes" music video; Cast and crew biographical information.
Credits: Director of photography, Robby Müller ; edited by Jay Rabinowitz ; music by RZA ; production designer, Ted Berner ; sound designer, Chic Ciccolini III ; costume designer, John Dunn.
Cast: Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Henry Silva, Isaach de Bankolé, Tricia Vessey, Victor Argo, Gene Ruffini, Richard Portnow, Camille Winbush.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Ghost dog: the odyssey : the journey into the life of a samurai.
Way of the samurai
Responsibility: JVC, Le Studio Canal+ and BAC Films present in association with Pandora Film and ARD/Degeto Film a Plywood production ; a film by Jim Jarmusch ; produced by Richard Guay & Jim Jarmusch ; written & directed by Jim Jarmusch.

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East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster story in which a professional killer goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who 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 without breaking the code of the samurai.

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