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The Resource The dark knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan ; executive producers, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Thomas Tull ; director of photography, Wally Pfister ; a Syncopy production, (videorecording)

The dark knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan ; executive producers, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Thomas Tull ; director of photography, Wally Pfister ; a Syncopy production, (videorecording)

Label
The dark knight
Title
The dark knight
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan ; executive producers, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Thomas Tull ; director of photography, Wally Pfister ; a Syncopy production
Title variation
Batman, the dark knight
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind, known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. -- container
Awards note
Golden Globes, 2009: Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture (Ledger); Academy Awards 2009, Best supporting actor, Heath Ledger.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production designer, Nathan Crowley ; editor, Lee Smith ; music by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard ; visual effects supervisor, Nick Davis ; special effects supervisor, Chris Corbould ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.D37 2008
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Ron Dean, Nestor Carbonell, Chin Han, Eric Roberts, Ritchie Coster, Anthony Michael Hall, Keith Szarabajka, Joshua Harto, Melinda McGraw, Nathan Gamble, Michael Jai White, Beatrice Rosen, Cillian Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1951-
  • 1974-
  • 1979-2008
  • 1977-
  • 1967-
  • 1969-
  • 1956-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Nolan, Jonathan
  • Goyer, David S
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Roven, Charles
  • Melniker, Benjamin
  • Uslan, Michael
  • De La Noy, Kevin
  • Tull, Thomas
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Ledger, Heath
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Gyllenhaal, Maggie
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Curnen, Monique Gabriela
  • Dean, Ron
  • Carbonell, Nestor
  • Han, Chin
  • Roberts, Eric
  • Coster, Ritchie
  • Hall, Anthony Michael
  • Szarabajka, Keith
  • Murphy, Cillian
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Kane, Bob
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Legendary Pictures
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
153
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman
  • Joker
  • Criminal behavior
  • Criminal investigation
Technique
live action
Label
The dark knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan ; executive producers, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Thomas Tull ; director of photography, Wally Pfister ; a Syncopy production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Restricted to classroom instructional showings and home use only. No student/club showings
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane for DC Comics
  • DVD release of the 2008 motion picture
  • Special features: Gotham uncovered: creation of a scene; The dark knight IMAX sequences; Gotham tonight (6 episodes); The galleries; trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. [Feature film] -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn259231580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9781419861222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391176589
  • 883929053254
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000019501
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1521746
  • (OCoLC)259231580
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; letterbox widescreen presentation enhanced for widescreen televisions; Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The dark knight, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan ; executive producers, Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Thomas Tull ; director of photography, Wally Pfister ; a Syncopy production, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Restricted to classroom instructional showings and home use only. No student/club showings
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane for DC Comics
  • DVD release of the 2008 motion picture
  • Special features: Gotham uncovered: creation of a scene; The dark knight IMAX sequences; Gotham tonight (6 episodes); The galleries; trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
disc 1. [Feature film] -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn259231580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (153 min.)
Isbn
9781419861222
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391176589
  • 883929053254
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000019501
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1521746
  • (OCoLC)259231580
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; letterbox widescreen presentation enhanced for widescreen televisions; Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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