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Empire of the sun [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures and Amblin Entertainment
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Imprint
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video, [2001]
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 and Dolby surround 2.0.
Note
English andFrench language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Christian Bale.
Credits
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; music, John Williams ; editor, Michael Kahn; director, Steven Spielberg ; screenplay, Tom Stoppard ; producers, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
Summary
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him.
Note
Special features: behind-the-scenes documentary "A China odyssey : Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg" ; cast and crew biographies ; theatrical trailer ; awards.
Local Note
MW, 7-02; 9-06(rpl); 1-12(rpl)
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ISBN
0790761653
1419887254
Music #
11753 Warner Home Video
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