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The Resource House of Flying Daggers, Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Ekdo 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 ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording)

House of Flying Daggers, Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Ekdo 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 ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording)

Label
House of Flying Daggers
Title
House of Flying Daggers
Statement of responsibility
Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Ekdo 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 ; directed by Zhang Yimou
Title variation
Shi mian mai fu
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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 arrests 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; production designed by Huo Tingxiao ; original music scored and produced by Shigeru Umebayashi ; costume designed by Emi Wada ; edited by Cheng Long ; visual effects, Animal Logic Film
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In Chinese with English and French tracks ; with optional English and French subtitles
PerformerNote
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi, Song Dandan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1979-
  • 1953-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Li, Feng
  • Bin, Wang
  • Kaneshiro, Takeshi
  • Lau, Andy
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Song, Dandan
  • Cheng, Xiaodong
  • Umebayashi, Shigeru
  • Elite Group Enterprises
  • Ekdo Films
  • Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi
  • Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Secret societies
  • Police
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
House of Flying Daggers, Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Ekdo 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 ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features include: commentary with Ziyi Zhang & Zhang Yimou ; making of featurette ; visual effects featurette ; storybooard comparisons ; costumes gallery ; photo gallery ; music video by Kathleen Battle ; trailer ; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57490972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781404970106
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396091788
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
09178
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
House of Flying Daggers, Elite Group (2003) Enterprises, Inc. presents an Ekdo 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 ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features include: commentary with Ziyi Zhang & Zhang Yimou ; making of featurette ; visual effects featurette ; storybooard comparisons ; costumes gallery ; photo gallery ; music video by Kathleen Battle ; trailer ; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57490972
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9781404970106
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396091788
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
09178
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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