The Last Samurai
In the face on an enemy, in the Heart of One Man, Lies the Soul of a Warrior.
( Action / Adventure / Drama / War )

The Last Samurai Poster

US Runtime: 154 min

Premiere Date:
Nov 22, 2003   [Japan]
Director: Edward Zwick
Music by Hans Zimmer
Trevor Morris   [additional music]
Blake Neely   [additional music]
Geoff Zanelli   [additional music]
Cinematography: John Toll
Edited by: Victor Du Bois
Steven Rosenblum

Special Effects:

Christov Effects and Design Inc.
visual effects design and matte paintings
Creature Effects
hero horse
Digital Dimension
visual effects
Digital Filmworks Inc.
additional visual effects
Flash Film Works
visual effects
Matte World Digital
Pixel Magic
visual effects
Rising Sun Pictures
visual effects
Visual Concept Engineering (VCE)
visual effects

Miscellaneous Companies:

AFM Lighting Ltd.
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment Inc.
cranes and dollies
Moving Target
Pacific Title
Weta Workshop Ltd.
special thanks

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

USD $100,000,000
Panaflex Cameras, Panavision Anamorphic Lenses
Color Info:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Cinematographic Process:
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm
Shooting Dates:
10 Oct 2002 - 09 May 2003

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