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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 videorecording)

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 videorecording)

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
Author of screenplay,
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
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
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
  • Sobrenatural
  • Soldados
  • Venganza
  • Asesinos
  • 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 videorecording)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm437049834
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 786936789164
  • 031398134718
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
101255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)437049834
  • (Sirsi) a1554810
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 videorecording)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm437049834
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 786936789164
  • 031398134718
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
101255
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)437049834
  • (Sirsi) a1554810
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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