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The Resource The railway man, The Weinstein Company ; Screen Australia ; in association with Silver Reel ; Screen Queesnland ; Creative Scotland ; Screen NSW ; Lionsgate UK ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production in associaton with Davis Film and Latitude Media ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce, Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (videorecording)

The railway man, The Weinstein Company ; Screen Australia ; in association with Silver Reel ; Screen Queesnland ; Creative Scotland ; Screen NSW ; Lionsgate UK ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production in associaton with Davis Film and Latitude Media ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce, Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (videorecording)

Label
The railway man
Title
The railway man
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company ; Screen Australia ; in association with Silver Reel ; Screen Queesnland ; Creative Scotland ; Screen NSW ; Lionsgate UK ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production in associaton with Davis Film and Latitude Media ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce, Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor
Cataloging source
BDX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Martin Connor ; production designer, Steven Jones-Evans ; director of photography, Garry Phillips ; music, David Hirschfelder
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for disturbing prisoner of war violence
Language note
In English with English and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing)
PerformerNote
Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sam Reid, Tanroh Ishida
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1967-
  • 1990-
  • 1960-
  • 1987-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teplitzky, Jonathan
  • Firth, Colin
  • Kidman, Nicole
  • Irvine, Jeremy
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Sanada, Hiroyuki
  • Reid, Sam
  • Ishida, Tanroh
  • Lomax, Eric
  • Weinstein Company
  • Screen Australia
  • Silver Reel (Firm)
  • Screen Queensland (Queensland)
  • Creative Scotland (Organization)
  • Screen NSW (New South Wales)
  • Lionsgate UK
  • Pictures in Paradise (Firm)
  • Trinfold
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Lomax, Eric
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The railway man, The Weinstein Company ; Screen Australia ; in association with Silver Reel ; Screen Queesnland ; Creative Scotland ; Screen NSW ; Lionsgate UK ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production in associaton with Davis Film and Latitude Media ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce, Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Based on the book by Eric Lomax
  • Features: audio commentary; making-of featurette; trailers; scene selection
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
ocn881375241
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 minutes)
Lccn
00881375241
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132617602
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61760
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00881375241
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The railway man, The Weinstein Company ; Screen Australia ; in association with Silver Reel ; Screen Queesnland ; Creative Scotland ; Screen NSW ; Lionsgate UK ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production in associaton with Davis Film and Latitude Media ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce, Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Based on the book by Eric Lomax
  • Features: audio commentary; making-of featurette; trailers; scene selection
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
ocn881375241
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 minutes)
Lccn
00881375241
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132617602
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61760
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00881375241
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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