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The Resource Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)

Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)

Label
Nanking
Title
Nanking
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • jpn
  • chi
Summary
Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China, in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Documentary Editing Award ; Heartland Film Festival, Crystal Heart award: 2007.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires ; director of photography, stage reading, Stephen Kazmierski ; editors, Hibah Frisina, Charlton McMillan, Michael Schweitzer ; music, Philp Marshall ; costume designer, Dayna Pink
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English, Chinese, and Japanese dialogue ; with Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Stephen Dorff, Rosalind Chao, John Getz, Jürgen Prochnow, Michelle Krusiec, Chris Mulkey, Sonny Saito, Graham Sibley, Hugo Armstrong, Robert Wu, Mark Valley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1946-
  • 1974-
  • 1977-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guttentag, William
  • Sturman, Dan
  • Bentley, Elisabeth
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Hemingway, Mariel
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Chao, Rosalind
  • Getz, John
  • Prochnow, Jürgen
  • Krusiec, Michelle
  • Mulkey, Chris
  • Saito, Sonny
  • Sibley, Graham
  • Armstrong, Hugo
  • Wu, Robert
  • Valley, Mark
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Purple Mountain Productions
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special Features: theatrical trailer ; trailer gallery
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn185041792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Lccn
00491358
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special Features: theatrical trailer ; trailer gallery
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn185041792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Lccn
00491358
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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