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The Resource Ghost dog : the way of the samurai, 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, (videorecording)

Ghost dog : the way of the samurai, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai
Title
Ghost dog
Title remainder
the way of the samurai
Statement of 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
Title variation
Way of the samurai
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Henry Silva, Isaach de Bankolé, Tricia Vessey, Victor Argo, Gene Ruffini, Richard Portnow, Camille Winbush
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1940-2018
  • 1937-
  • 1928-
  • 1972-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jarmusch, Jim
  • Guay, Richard A
  • Müller, Robby
  • Rabinowitz, Jay
  • RZA
  • Berner, Ted
  • Dunn, John
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Tormey, John
  • Gorman, Cliff
  • Silva, Henry
  • Bankolé, Isaach de
  • Vessey, Tricia
  • Argo, Victor
  • Ruffini, Gene
  • Portnow, Richard
  • Winbush, Camille
  • 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)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder for hire
  • Bushido
  • Samurai
  • Gangsters
  • Mafia
  • East and West
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236114895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 10352
  • 11489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1263394
  • (OCoLC)44870804
  • (OCoLC)ocm44870804
  • 1263394
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236114895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 10352
  • 11489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1263394
  • (OCoLC)44870804
  • (OCoLC)ocm44870804
  • 1263394
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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