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

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

Label
Hero
Title
Hero
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises, Inc., an Ediko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in association with China Film Co-Production, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou
Title variation
  • Quentin Tarantino presents Hero
  • Ying Xiong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
Long ago, China was divided into seven kingdoms all fighting for supremacy. The King of Qin was most determined to become the first emperor of China. Though many tried to assassinate him, only three inspired fear. The King promised endless wealth and power to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers. No results come until ten years later, when a man called Nameless brought the weapons of the three assassins to the Qin King's palace. Nameless claimed to be an expert swordsman who had defeated all three warriors and had to tell his story to the King
Awards note
Hong Kong Film Awards, 2003: Hong Kong Film Award - Best Action Choreography (Siu-Tung Ching); Best Art Direction (Tingxiao Huo, Zhenzhou Yi); Best Cinematography (Christopher Doyle); Best Costumes/Make-Up (Emi Wada); Best Music (Dun Tan); Best Sound (Jing Tao); Best Visual Effects (Murray Pope, Richard Schlein, Luke O'Byrne, Ellen Poon).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ying xiong (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; music composer, Tan Dun ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; production designers, Huo Ting Xiao, Yi Zhen Zhou ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality
Language note
Mandarin, English or French dialogue, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1962-
  • 1979-
  • 1952-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Li, Jet
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Zhang, Manyu
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Chen, Daoming
  • Doyle, Christopher
  • Tan, Dun
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Kings and rulers
  • Swordsmen
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises, Inc., an Ediko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in association with China Film Co-Production, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936259223
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38012
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56601451
  • 804932
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises, Inc., an Ediko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in association with China Film Co-Production, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936259223
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38012
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56601451
  • 804932
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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