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The Resource Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD)

Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD)

Label
Hero
Title
Hero
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou
Title variation
  • Ying xiong
  • Quentin Tarantino presents
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
A fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation. With supernatural skill, and no fear, the soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that has massacred his people. To achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat. The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, but the warrior stands in their way
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; music composer and conductor, Tan Dun ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; visual effects supervisor, Ellen Poon ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality
  • CHV rating: PG
  • OFRB rating: PG
Language note
Mandarin, dubbed English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.H476 2009
PerformerNote
Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1962-
  • 1979-
  • 1963-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kong, Bill
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Li, Feng
  • Wang, Bin
  • Li, Jet
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Zhang, Manyu
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Chen, Daoming
  • Yen, Donnie
  • Tan, Dun
  • Miramax Films
  • Elite Group Enterprises
  • Edko Films
  • Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi
  • Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si
  • Yin du ji gou you xian gong si (Hong Kong, China)
  • Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Supernatural
  • Soldiers
  • Revenge
  • Assassins
  • Assassins
  • Kings and rulers
  • Qin Dynasty (China)
  • Revenge
  • Soldiers
  • Supernatural
  • Qindynastie
  • Easternfilm
  • Historischer Film
  • Kampf
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: Close-up of a fight scene; Inside the action: a conversation with Quentin Tarantino & Jet Li; "Hero defined" making of featurette; storyboards; soundtrack spot
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398134718
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
101255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 394685
  • (OCoLC)437049834
  • (OCoLC)ocn437049834
  • 394685
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, digitally mastered
Terms governing use
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: Close-up of a fight scene; Inside the action: a conversation with Quentin Tarantino & Jet Li; "Hero defined" making of featurette; storyboards; soundtrack spot
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398134718
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
101255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 394685
  • (OCoLC)437049834
  • (OCoLC)ocn437049834
  • 394685
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, digitally mastered
Terms governing use
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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