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In the face of an enemy; in the Heart of One Man; Lies the Soul of a Warrior: "The Last Samurai" (2003), a film by Edward Zwick

Posted by Theia - Monday, November 12th, 2012

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Released on December 01 of 2003 in the USA, «The Last Samurai» (also known as "Last Samurai", "Samurai", "Ultimo samurai, L'") is an Action/Adventure/Drama/War film directed by Edward Zwick, and written by Marshall Herskovitz, John Logan, and Edward Zwick , starring Ken Watanabe, Tom Cruise, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg, Ray Godshall Sr. and Billy Connolly.

Storyline:
The film begins in the summer of 1876, introducing Captain Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), a disenchanted ex-United States Army captain and an alcoholic, who is traumatized by his past transgressions against Native Americans during the Indian Wars. In the years following his army service, Algren makes his living by relating war stories to gun show audiences, an experience which further hampers his mental state. Fed up with Algren's perpetual drunkenness, his employer fires him, forcing Algren to accept an invitation by his former commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Bagley (Tony Goldwyn), whom Algren deeply hates and blames for his waking nightmares. Bagley approaches him with an offer on behalf of a Japanese businessman, Mr. Omura (Masato Harada), to help the new Meiji Restoration government train the new Western-style Imperial Japanese Army. Assisting them are Algren's old army colleague Sergeant Zeb Gant (Billy Connolly) and Simon Graham (Timothy Spall), a cynical British translator [...]

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