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The Resource Riding alone for thousands of miles : Qian li zou dan qi, Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD videorecording)

Riding alone for thousands of miles : Qian li zou dan qi, Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Riding alone for thousands of miles : Qian li zou dan qi
Title
Riding alone for thousands of miles
Title remainder
Qian li zou dan qi
Statement of responsibility
Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou
Title variation
  • Qian li zou dan qi
  • Riding alone for thousands of miles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • fre
  • por
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
Takata is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada decides to go to China and complete his son's work in part to develop an understanding of his son, and in part to do something for him. Once in China a series of obstacles and relationships bring him unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Daisaku Kimura, Xiaoding Zhao ; editor, Long Cheng ; music, Wenjing Guo ; production designer, Li Sun
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild thematic elements
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in Chinese (5.1 Dolby Digital), French (Dolby Surround) or Portuguese (5.1 Dolby Digital) with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish
PerformerNote
  • Ken Takakura, Shinobu Terajima, Jiamin Li, Lin Qiu, Jiang Wen, Ken Nakamoto, Li Bin Li, Ziliang Chen, Zhezhou He, Zhenbo Yang
  • Voice: Kiichi Nakai
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-2014
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Jingzhi, Zou
  • Takakura, Ken
  • Terajima, Shinobu
  • Jiamin, Li
  • Lin, Qiu
  • Jiang, Wen
  • Nakamoto, Ken
  • Li, Bin Li
  • Ziliang, Chen
  • Zhezhou, He
  • Zhenbo, Yang
  • Nakai, Kiichi
  • Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si
  • Edko Films
  • Elite Group Entertainment (Firm)
  • Gilla Company
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Zhang Yimou Studio (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
109
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Cancer
  • Documentary films
  • Self-perception
  • Yunnan Sheng (China)
  • DVDs
  • Chinese language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Riding alone for thousands of miles : Qian li zou dan qi, Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Making-of featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.)
Isbn
9781424832484
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396165854
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16585
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76956361
  • .o10091592
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Riding alone for thousands of miles : Qian li zou dan qi, Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Making-of featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.)
Isbn
9781424832484
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396165854
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16585
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76956361
  • .o10091592
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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