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The Resource Bian lian : The King of Masks, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (DVD videorecording)

Bian lian : The King of Masks, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Bian lian : The King of Masks
Title
Bian lian
Title remainder
The King of Masks
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming
Title variation
King of Masks
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • engfrespa
  • chi
Summary
Desperate for his art to survive, the King of Masks finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man's stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Wei Minglun
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In Mandarin Chinese with English, French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Chu Yuk [Chu Hsü], Chao Yim Yin [Chou Jen-ying], Zhigang Zhang
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wu, Tianming
  • Wei, Minglun
  • Zhu, Xu
  • Zhou, Renying
  • Zhang, Zhigang
  • Chen, Wenkui
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm)
  • Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chen, Wenkui
  • Mask makers
  • Folk artists
  • Apprentices
  • Poor children
  • Sex discrimination
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Foreign films
  • DVDs
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
Bian lian : The King of Masks, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Formatted to fit TV screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm43637944
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bian lian : The King of Masks, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Formatted to fit TV screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm43637944
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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