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The Resource Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)

Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Empire of the sun
Title
Empire of the sun
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; 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 ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
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
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1974-
  • 1949-
  • 1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Stoppard, Tom
  • Bale, Christian
  • Malkovich, John
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Havers, Nigel
  • Ballard, J. G.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Boys
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Ballard, J. G
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9780790761657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000112657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn494328899
  • 412673
  • (OCoLC)494328899
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9780790761657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000112657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn494328899
  • 412673
  • (OCoLC)494328899
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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