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

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

Label
Nanking
Title
Nanking
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs, Ted Leonsis ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Stephen Kazmierski, Buddy Squires ; editors, Hibah Frisina, Charlton McMillan, Michael Schweitzer ; music, Phil Marshall ; costume designer, Dayna Pink
Dewey number
951.04/2
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images and descriptions of war-time atrocities, including rape
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • In English ; subtitles in Spanish
LC call number
DS777.5314
LC item number
.N36 2008
PerformerNote
Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Choa, Stephen Dorff, John Getz, Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Michelle Krusiec, Leah Liang, Chris Mulkey, Jürgen Prochnow, Sonny Saito, Graham Sibley, Mark Valley, Robert Wu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1946-
  • 1974-
  • 1964-
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Armstrong, Hugo
  • Chao, Rosalind
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Getz, John
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Hemingway, Mariel
  • Krusiec, Michelle
  • Liang, Leah
  • Mulkey, Chris
  • Prochnow, Jürgen
  • Saito, Sonny
  • Sibley, Graham
  • Valley, Mark
  • Wu, Robert
  • Guttentag, William
  • Jacobs, Michael
  • Leonsis, Ted
  • Bentley, Elisabeth
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Purple Mountain Productions (Firm)
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
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 Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs, Ted Leonsis ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: theatrical trailer ; trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn185041792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1015885
  • (OCoLC)185041792
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; produced by Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs, Ted Leonsis ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: theatrical trailer ; trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn185041792
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1015885
  • (OCoLC)185041792
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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