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DVD release
No. of discs: 1
Run time: 93 minutes
Director: Jennifer M. Kroot
Region 1 release date: 7 October 2014
Rating(s): Not rated
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Reference: ASIN B00MW0CFDG
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No. of files: 1
Run time: 93 minutes
Release date: 7 October 2014
Language: English
Subtitles: English
Reference: ASIN B00MV8I91Q

To Be Takei is a documentary film about Star Trek: The Original Series actor George Takei that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on 18 January 2014. The DVD was released in October 2014 by Anchor Bay Entertainment.


From outer space to Capitol Hill, from the silver screen to YouTube, the legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Oh, my! To Be Takei is a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei. His wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting. The film offers unprecedented access to the daily life of George and his husband/business partner Brad and chronicles George's fascinating personal journey from Japanese American internment camp to his iconic and groundbreaking role as Sulu on Star Trek, and his rise as an pop culture icon. The film shows what it truly means to be Takei. Featuring interviews with the cast of the original Star Trek, the new Sulu John Cho, and more.
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