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The Resource Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]

Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]

Label
Nanking
Title
Nanking
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]
Title variation
Nanjing
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • jpn
  • eng
  • spa
  • chi
  • jpn
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Documentary Editing Award.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; director of photography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Hibah Frisina, Charlton McMillan, Michael Schweitzer ; music, Philip Marshall ; director of photography- stage reading, Stephen Kazmierski ; costume designer, Dayna Pink
Dewey number
951.04/2
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images and descriptions of war-time atrocities, including rape
Language note
In English, Chinese, and Japanese with English subtitles; optional Spanish or English SDH subtitles
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-
  • 1946-
  • 1974-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guttentag, William
  • Sturman, Dan
  • Bentley, Elisabeth
  • Leonsis, Ted
  • Jacobs, Michael
  • Armstrong, Hugo
  • Chao, Rosalind
  • Dorff, Stephen
  • Getz, John
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Hemingway, Mariel
  • Krusiec, Michelle
  • Liang, Leah
  • Mulkey, Chris
  • Prochnow, Jürgen
  • Saito, Sonny
  • Sibley, Graham
  • Valley, Mark
  • Wu, Robert
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Agape Partners Multimedia, LLC
  • Purple Mountain Productions
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese language films
  • Nanking Massacre, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng, China)
Technique
live action
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery
  • Originally produced in 2007
  • Some production credits taken from other sources
  • Non-Latin script record
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 170043
  • ocn185041792
  • (OCoLC)185041792
  • 170043
  • 170043
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Nanking, HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery
  • Originally produced in 2007
  • Some production credits taken from other sources
  • Non-Latin script record
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575556354
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
TF-55635
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 170043
  • ocn185041792
  • (OCoLC)185041792
  • 170043
  • 170043
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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