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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG ; CHV rating: PG
Language note
  • English (Dolby surround 5.1 or Dolby surround stereo) or French dialogue (Dolby surround stereo); Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai or English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E46 2009
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
  • Daviau, Allen
  • Williams, John
  • Ballard, J. G.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Boys
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features: Behind the scenes documentary The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocn494328899
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
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
  • 3000024181
  • 2000052557
  • 2000052556
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o494328899
  • (OCoLC)494328899
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, dual-layer format; Dolby Digital
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features: Behind the scenes documentary The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocn494328899
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
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
  • 3000024181
  • 2000052557
  • 2000052556
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o494328899
  • (OCoLC)494328899
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, dual-layer format; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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