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The Resource Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Robert Shapiro production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg

Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Robert Shapiro production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg

Label
Empire of the sun
Title
Empire of the sun
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Robert Shapiro production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
  • fre
  • jpn
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The story of a British boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams
Language note
  • English or French dialogue ; Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai or English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1938-
  • 1974-
  • 1949-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank,
  • Stoppard, Tom,
  • Shapiro, Robert
  • Bale, Christian
  • Malkovich, John,
  • Richardson, Miranda,
  • Havers, Nigel
  • Williams, John
  • Ballard, J. G.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Runtime
152
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Robert Shapiro production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Warner Home Video: 1000112657
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features (Cast & crew ; Behind the scenes documentary The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg ; Theatrical trailer)
Control code
494328899
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
2 videodiscs
Isbn
9781419887253
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000112657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Robert Shapiro production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Warner Home Video: 1000112657
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features (Cast & crew ; Behind the scenes documentary The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg ; Theatrical trailer)
Control code
494328899
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
2 videodiscs
Isbn
9781419887253
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000112657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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