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Apocalypto

Author: Mel GibsonBruce DaveyFarhad SafiniaSergio MirandaRudy YoungbloodAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : Mayan languages : WidescreenView 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
Motion pictures, Mayan
Fiction films
Drama
Historical
Ethnic
Teatro
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Gibson; Bruce Davey; Farhad Safinia; Sergio Miranda; Rudy Youngblood; Dalia Hernandez; Jonathan Brewer; Morris Birdyellowhead; Carlos Emilio Baez; Amilcar Ramirez; Israel Contreras; Israel Rios; Espiridion Acosta Cache; Mayra Sérbulo; Iazua Larios; Lorena Hernández; Itandehui Gutierrez; Sayuri Gutierrez; Dean Semler; John Wright; James Horner; Mayes Rubeo; Tom Sanders, (Production designer); Aldo Signoretti; Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm); Touchstone Pictures.; Icon Productions.; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788868780 9780788868788
OCLC Number: 84544126
Language Note: In Mayan, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Special features include: "Becoming Mayan: making 'Apocalypto'" ; deleted scene with optional commentary by director Mel Gibson and co-writer Farhad Safinia ; feature commentary by director Mel Gibson and co-writer Farhad Safinia.
Credits: Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, John Wright ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Mayes C. Rubeo ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; hair and make-up designer, Aldo Signoretti.
Cast: Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernandez, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead, Carlos Emilio Baez, Amilcar Ramirez, Israel Contreras, Israel Rios, 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 ; Canadian Home Video rating: 18A; for gory scenes, and brutal violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround; dual-layered.
Other Titles: Apocalypto (Motion picture)
Mel Gibson's Apocalypto
Responsibility: Touchstone Pictures presents in association with Icon Productions, an Icon production ; directed by Mel Gibson ; written by Mel Gibson and Farhad Safinia ; produced by Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey ; Costa Rican producer, Sergio Miranda.

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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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