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The Resource The King of Masks : Pien lien, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tien Ming

The King of Masks : Pien lien, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tien Ming

Label
The King of Masks : Pien lien
Title
The King of Masks
Title remainder
Pien lien
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tien Ming
Title variation
Bian lian
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • engfrespa
  • chi
Summary
Desperate for his art to survive, the King of Masks finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man's stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written by Wei Minglun
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In Mandarin Chinese with English, French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Chu Yuk [Chu Hsü], Chao Yim Yin [Chou Jen-ying], Zhigang Zhang
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wu, Tianming
  • Wei, Minglun
  • Zhu, Xu
  • Zhou, Renying
  • Zhang, Zhigang
  • Chen, Wenkui
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm)
  • Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chen, Wenkui
  • Mask makers
  • Folk artists
  • Apprentices
  • Poor children
  • Sex discrimination
  • Feature films
  • Motion pictures
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
The King of Masks : Pien lien, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tien Ming
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Formatted to fit TV screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
677201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 677201
  • (OCoLC)43637944
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The King of Masks : Pien lien, Samuel Goldwyn Films ; presented by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. ; produced & directed by Wu Tien Ming
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story by Chen Wen-kuei
  • Formatted to fit TV screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • Special features include: Digitally mastered audio & video ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; interactive menus ; scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
677201
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.)
Isbn
9780767847377
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396047419
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
04741
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 677201
  • (OCoLC)43637944
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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