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The Resource House of Flying Daggers, Sony Classic Pictures ; Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording Blu-ray)

House of Flying Daggers, Sony Classic Pictures ; Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
House of Flying Daggers
Title
House of Flying Daggers
Statement of responsibility
Sony Classic Pictures ; Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou
Title variation
Shi mian mai fu
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem
Awards note
Golden Satellite Awards, 2005, Golden Satellite Award - Best Cinematography (Xiaoding Zhao).
Cataloging source
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Shi mian mai fu (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding ; editor, Cheng Long ; original music score, Shigeru Umebayashi ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; production designer, Huo Tingxiao ; visual effects, Animal Logic Film ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of stylized martial arts violence, and some sexuality
Language note
  • Mandarin, dubbed English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles
  • Audio in Chinese PCM 5.1 (Uncompressed), Chinese, English, French, Spanish 5.1; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi, Song Dandan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1979-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Kaneshiro, Takeshi
  • Lau, Andy
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Song, Dandan
  • Zhao, Xiaoding
  • Umebayashi, Shigeru
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secret societies
  • Police
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
House of Flying Daggers, Sony Classic Pictures ; Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: creating the visual effects featurette; storyboard comparisons
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781424816859
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150225
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15022
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn179924132
  • (OCoLC)179924132
System details
  • HD DVD (1080p); widescreen presentation (2.35:1), mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc; Dolby Digital
  • Requires a Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
House of Flying Daggers, Sony Classic Pictures ; Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with Beijing New Picture Film Co., Ltd. ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: creating the visual effects featurette; storyboard comparisons
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781424816859
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396150225
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15022
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn179924132
  • (OCoLC)179924132
System details
  • HD DVD (1080p); widescreen presentation (2.35:1), mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc; Dolby Digital
  • Requires a Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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