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The Resource Ying xiong : Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; jian zhi, Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; dao yan, Zhang Yimou

Ying xiong : Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; jian zhi, Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; dao yan, Zhang Yimou

Label
Ying xiong : Hero
Title
Ying xiong
Title remainder
Hero
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; jian zhi, Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; dao yan, Zhang Yimou
Title variation
  • Hero
  • Quentin Tarantino presents Hero
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat
Awards note
Hong Kong Film Awards, 2003: Hong Kong Film Award - Best Action Choreography (Siu-Tung Ching); Best Art Direction (Huo Tingxiao, Yi Zhenzhou); Best Cinematography (Christopher Doyle); Best Costumes/Make-Up (Emi Wada); Best Music (Tan Dun); Best Sound (Tao Jing); Best Visual Effects (Murray Pope, Richard Schlein, Luke O'Byrne, Ellen Poon).
Cataloging source
BNY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story, Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; production designers, Huo Ting Xiao, Yi Zhen Zhou ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; music, Tan Dun ; violin solos and fiddling, Itzhak Perlman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In Chinese (Mandarin); also dubbed into English and French; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk, Zhang Ziyi, Donnie Yen ... [et al.]
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1962-
  • 1963-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zhang, Yimou
  • Li, Jet
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Zhang, Manyu
  • Zhang, Ziyi
  • Chen, Daoming
  • Yen, Donnie
  • Li, Feng
  • Tarantino, Quentin
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Revenge
  • China
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ying xiong : Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; jian zhi, Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; dao yan, Zhang Yimou
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on disc: Quentin Tarantino presents
  • Based on the novel by Li Feng
  • Special features: "Inside the action : a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li; " Hero defined; storyboards
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • stereophonic
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 99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936259223
Other physical details
sound color
Publisher number
38012
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57028279
  • (Sirsi) o57028279
  • (TMQ) o57028279
  • 343257
  • 343257
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 digital surround; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ying xiong : Hero, Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; jian zhi, Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; dao yan, Zhang Yimou
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on disc: Quentin Tarantino presents
  • Based on the novel by Li Feng
  • Special features: "Inside the action : a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li; " Hero defined; storyboards
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • stereophonic
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 99 min.)
Isbn
9780788857034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936259223
Other physical details
sound color
Publisher number
38012
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57028279
  • (Sirsi) o57028279
  • (TMQ) o57028279
  • 343257
  • 343257
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 digital surround; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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