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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 DVD)

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 DVD)

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
  • eng
  • 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 DVD)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780784017418
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
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
  • 2694840
  • (OCoLC)44870804
  • (OCoLC)ocm44870804
  • 2694840
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 DVD)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780784017418
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
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
  • 2694840
  • (OCoLC)44870804
  • (OCoLC)ocm44870804
  • 2694840
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; enhanced for 16:9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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