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

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

Label
The king of masks : Bian lian
Title
The king of masks
Title remainder
Bian lian
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming
Title variation
  • King of Masks
  • Bian lian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • 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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
King of masks (1996)
Credits note
Written by Wei Minglun
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In Mandarin Chinese with English, French and Spanish subtitles ; Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P5465 2000
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)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chen, Wenkui
  • Mask makers
  • Folk artists
  • Apprentices
  • Poor children
  • Sex discrimination
  • Feature films
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
The king of masks : Bian lian, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
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 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43637944
  • 5297648
System details
DVD in full screen presentation re-formatted to fit television ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The king of masks : Bian lian, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tian Ming, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
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 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43637944
  • 5297648
System details
DVD in full screen presentation re-formatted to fit television ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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