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The Resource Empire of the sun, Amblin Entertainment ; distributed by Warner Bros, (DVD)

Empire of the sun, Amblin Entertainment ; distributed by Warner Bros, (DVD)

Label
Empire of the sun
Title
Empire of the sun
Statement of responsibility
Amblin Entertainment ; distributed by Warner Bros
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, 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
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; producers, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay, Tom Stoppard ; director, Steven Spielberg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Includes French language track and subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Korean
PerformerNote
John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Christian Bale
Runtime
153
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the sun, Amblin Entertainment ; distributed by Warner Bros, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentary "A China odyssey" ; Theatrical trailer ; Cast & crew ; Awards
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48259378
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
9780790761657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391175322
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11753
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-4125
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Empire of the sun, Amblin Entertainment ; distributed by Warner Bros, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • Special features: Behind-the-scenes documentary "A China odyssey" ; Theatrical trailer ; Cast & crew ; Awards
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48259378
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
9780790761657
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391175322
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11753
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-4125
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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