The Last Samurai
A 2003 NicksFlickPicks Honoree in Two Categories!
Director: Edward Zwick. Cast: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Masato Harada, Timothy Spall, Tony Goldwyn, Koyuki, Billy Connolly, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Hiroyuki Sanada, Togo Igawa, Shin Koyamada, Aoi Minato, Shun Sugata. Screenplay: John Logan and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz.

Not yet reviewed in full. C–


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actor: Ken Watanabe
Best Art Direction: Lilly Kilvert; Gretchen Rau
Best Costume Design: Ngila Dickson
Best Sound: Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, and Jeff Wexler

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor (Drama): Tom Cruise
Best Supporting Actor: Ken Watanabe
Best Original Score: Hans Zimmer

Other Awards:
National Board of Review: Best Director
Satellite Awards: Best Cinematography (John Toll); Best Costume Design; Best Film Editing (Victor Du Bois & Steven Rosenblum); Best Original Score

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