Product DetailsStar Trek V left us nowhere to go but up, and with the return of Star Trek II director Nicholas Meyer, Star Trek VI restored the movie series to its classic blend of space opera, intelligent plotting, and engaging interaction of stalwart heroes and menacing villains. Borrowing its subtitle (and several lines of dialogue) from Shakespeare, the movie finds Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his fellow Enterprise crew members on a diplomatic mission to negotiate peace with the revered Klingon Chancellor Gorkon (David Warner). When the high-ranking Klingon and several officers are ruthlessly murdered, blame is placed on Kirk, whose subsequent investigation uncovers an assassination plot masterminded by the nefarious Klingon General Chang (Christopher Plummer) in an effort to disrupt a historic peace summit. As this political plot unfolds, Star Trek VI takes on a sharp-edged tone, with Kirk and Spock confronting their opposing views of diplomacy, and testing their bonds of loyalty when a Vulcan officer is revealed to be a traitor. With a dramatic depth befitting what was to be the final movie mission of the original Star Trek crew, this film took the veteran cast out in respectably high style. With the torch being passed to the crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation, only Kirk, Scotty, and Chekov would return, however briefly, in Star Trek: Generations.
Store CommentsSpecial Features Text commentary by Michael Okuda and Denise Okuda (co-authors of The Star Trek Encyclopedia) Theatrical trailer(s) Movie-making: stories from Star Trek VI (six featurettes: It Started with a Story, Prejudice, Director Nicholas Meyer, Shakespeare and General Chang, Bringing It to Life, Farewell and Goodbye) The Star Trek Universe: Conversations With Nicholas Meyer, Klingons: Conjuring the Legend, Federation Operatives, Penny's Toy Box, Together Again Art Imitates Life: The Perils of Peacemaking A farewell: DeForest Kelley - A Tribute Original cast & crew interviews 1991 convention presentation by Nicholas Meyer Archives: Production gallery, storyboards
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