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The Resource Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; 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, (videorecording)

Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; 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, (videorecording)

Label
Nanking
Title
Nanking
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; 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
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • jpn
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
Dewey number
951.04/2
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images and descriptions of war-time atrocities, including rape
  • Ontario Film Review Board Rating: 14A
Language note
Chinese, Japanese and English dialogue; Spanish subtitles, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
DS777.5314
LC item number
.N36 2008
PerformerNote
Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Choa, Stephen Dorff, John Getz, Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Michelle Krusiec, Leah Liang, Chris Mulkey, Jürgen Prochnow, Sonny Saito, Graham Sibley, Mark Valley, Robert Wu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guttentag, William
  • Sturman, Dan
  • Armstrong, Hugo
  • Chao, Rosalind
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Getz, John
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Hemingway, Mariel
  • Prochnow, Jürgen
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; 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, (videorecording)
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Publication
Distribution
Note
Originally released in 2007
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 821575556354
  • 00821575556354
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn185041792
  • 5241947
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; Purple Mountain Productions ; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
Originally released in 2007
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 821575556354
  • 00821575556354
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn185041792
  • 5241947
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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