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VCD DS 796 S2 S63 (COL)
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Empire of the sun


Main Title: Empire of the sun [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall.


Published/Created: Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video, 1987


Related Name: Spielberg, Steven.
Related Name: Kennedy, Kathleen.
Related Name: Marshall, Frank.
Related Name: Stoppard, Tom.
Related Name: Malkovich, John.
Related Name: Richardson, Miranda.
Related Name: Havers, Nigel.
Related Name: Ballard, J. G.


Description: 1 videodisc in 1 can [VCD][ca.152 min.] : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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


Cast: John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Christian Bale


Credits: Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; music, John Williams ; editor, Michael Kahn


Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Subject: Boys -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Drama.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.


Genre/Form: War films.
Genre/Form: Epics.
Genre/Form: Feature films.


Volume ID Number: 1106003799


Local Call No: VCD DS 796 S2 S63
1987 Edition
videorecording VCD 154 min.
3 videodisc in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©1987,  2000, Warner Bros. , Burbank, Calif.
Distributed by Warner Home Video
AV Material ID 1000006595
 
 
 
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