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

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

Label
Nanking
Title
Nanking
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs
Contributor
Subject
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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Hibah Frisina, Charlton McMillan, Michael Schweitzer ; music, Philp Marshall
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images and descriptions of war-time atrocities, including rape
Language note
English, Spanish subtitles, English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
PerformerNote
Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Choa, Stephen Dorff, John Getz, Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Michelle Krusiec, Chris Mulkey, Jürgen Prochnow, Sonny Saito, Graham Sibley, Mark Valley, Robert Wu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1947-
  • 1974-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guttentag, William
  • Sturman, Dan
  • Bentley, Elisabeth
  • Leonsis, Ted
  • Jacobs, Michael
  • Armstrong, Hugo
  • Chao, Rosalind
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Getz, John
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Hemingway, Mariel
  • Krusiec, Michelle
  • Mulkey, Chris
  • Prochnow, Jürgen
  • Saito, Sonny
  • Sibley, Graham
  • Valley, Mark
  • Wu, Robert
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn185041792
  • (OCoLC)185041792
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman & Elisabeth Bentley ; story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn185041792
  • (OCoLC)185041792
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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