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The Resource Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia, Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Enterprises ; Film Partner International ; produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang ; directed by Yimou Zhang

Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia, Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Enterprises ; Film Partner International ; produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang ; directed by Yimou Zhang

Label
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Title
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Statement of responsibility
Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Enterprises ; Film Partner International ; produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang ; directed by Yimou Zhang
Title variation
Curse of the golden flower
Contributor
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Xiaoding Zhao ; music, Shigeru Umebayashi ; costume designer, Chung Man Yee ; production designer, Tingxiao Huo
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in Chinese (5.1 Dolby Digital) or English (5.1 Dolby Digital) with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
PerformerNote
Jin Chen, Jay Chou, Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Qin Junjie, Man Li, Ye Liu, Dahong Ni
Runtime
114
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia, Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Enterprises ; Film Partner International ; produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang ; directed by Yimou Zhang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Yu Cao
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm77553847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781424833887
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396167261
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia, Beijing New Picture Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Enterprises ; Film Partner International ; produced by William Kong, Weiping Zhang, Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang ; directed by Yimou Zhang
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Yu Cao
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm77553847
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781424833887
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396167261
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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