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

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

Label
Empire of the sun
Title
Empire of the sun
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tha
  • kor
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • jap
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
Tells the story of a 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
SINAP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English and French language tracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Korean, closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Cast: John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Christian Bale
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1953-
  • 1949-
  • 1974-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Stoppard, Tom
  • Malkovich, John
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Havers, Nigel
  • Bale, Christian
  • Williams, John
  • Ballard, J. G.
  • Warner Bros
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Boys
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • War films
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features include: behind-the-scenes documentary "The China odyssey : Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. The movie -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
sky249783885
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 12/15
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MQ11753
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Bros. ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features include: behind-the-scenes documentary "The China odyssey : Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. The movie -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
sky249783885
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (152 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 12/15
Other control number
883929091539
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MQ11753
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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