The Resource Empire of the sun, Warner Brothers Pictures Presents a Steven Spielberg film ; executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Empire of the sun, Warner Brothers Pictures Presents a Steven Spielberg film ; executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Empire of the sun
Title
Empire of the sun
Statement of responsibility
Warner Brothers Pictures Presents a Steven Spielberg film ; executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jim Graham is a young Briton whose unconquerable spirit soars high and free above the harsh confines of a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Through his eyes we see the fascination and horror of war. We see Jim's hold on childhood weaken as his struggle to survive grows fiercer
Related
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, John Williams; director of photography, Allen Daviau; production designer, Norman Reynolds; editor, Michael Kahn
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Joe Pantoliano, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Rupert Frazer, Emily Richard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1974-
  • 1949-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Stoppard, Tom
  • Bale, Christian
  • Malkovich, John
  • Pantoliano, Joe
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Havers, Nigel
  • Williams, John
  • Ballard, J. G.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
152
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Brothers Pictures Presents a Steven Spielberg film ; executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • "Based on true events"--container
  • Accompanying booklet (30 pages : col. ill.) bound in container includes information on the film and cast as well as still images from the feature film
  • Blu-ray disc includes the feature film in High Definition and a behind-the-scenes documentary, The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg. The DVD videodisc contains the documentary Warner at war (47 min.), narrated by Steven Spielberg, that illustrates the impact of Warner Bros. on the United States during World War II; it does not contain the feature film
Accompanying material
  • 1 DVD (47 min.) +
  • 1 bound-in booklet (unpaged, 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Warner at war
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Blu-ray disc ;
  • Widescreen.
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000042793
  • 2000064812
  • 2000071489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD, region 1, full screen
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Empire of the sun, Warner Brothers Pictures Presents a Steven Spielberg film ; executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard
  • "Based on true events"--container
  • Accompanying booklet (30 pages : col. ill.) bound in container includes information on the film and cast as well as still images from the feature film
  • Blu-ray disc includes the feature film in High Definition and a behind-the-scenes documentary, The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg. The DVD videodisc contains the documentary Warner at war (47 min.), narrated by Steven Spielberg, that illustrates the impact of Warner Bros. on the United States during World War II; it does not contain the feature film
Accompanying material
  • 1 DVD (47 min.) +
  • 1 bound-in booklet (unpaged, 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Warner at war
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Blu-ray disc ;
  • Widescreen.
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (152 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 3000042793
  • 2000064812
  • 2000071489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD, region 1, full screen
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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