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The Resource The Last emperor, Yanco Films and Tao Films ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, (blu-ray)

The Last emperor, Yanco Films and Tao Films ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, (blu-ray)

Label
The Last emperor
Title
The Last emperor
Statement of responsibility
Yanco Films and Tao Films ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The life of Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne in 1908 at the age of three, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City
Related
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1988,: Oscar - Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Bruno Cesari, Osvaldo Desideri) ; Best Cinematography (Vittorio Storaro) ; Best Costume Design (James Acheson) ; Best Director (Bernardo Bertolucci) ; Best Music, Original Score (Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, Cong Su) ; Best Picture (Jeremy Thomas) ; Best Writing, Screenplay based on material from another medium (Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci).
Cataloging source
IHY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Vittorio Storaro ; editor, Gabriella Cristiani ; music, Ryūichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, Cong Su ; costume designer, James Acheson ; production designer, Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ying Ruocheng, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Ryūichi Sakamoto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1961-
  • 1932-2013
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lone, John
  • Thomas, Jeremy
  • Bertolucci, Bernardo
  • Chen, Joan
  • O'Toole, Peter
  • Ying, Ruocheng
  • Wong, Victor
  • Dun, Dennis
  • Sakamoto, Ryūichi
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Yanco Films
  • Tao Film (Firm)
Runtime
165
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
422
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puyi
  • Emperors
  • China
  • China
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Last emperor, Yanco Films and Tao Films ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, (blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Accompanying booklet featuring an essay by critic David Thomson
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring director Bernardo Bertolucci, producer Jeremy Thomas, screenwriter Mark Peploe, and composer-actor Ryūichi Sakamoto; The Italian Traveler, Bernardo Bertolucci, a 53-minute film by Fernand Moszkowicz tracing the director's geographic influences, from Parma to China; video images taken by Bertolucci while on preproduction in China; The Chinese Adventure of Bernardo Bertolucci, a 51-minute film by Paolo Brunato revisiting the creation of the film; a 45-minute documentary featuring Storaro, editor Gabriella Cristiani, costume designer James Acheson and art director Gianni Silvestri; a 66-minute documentary exploring Bertolucci's creative process and the making of the Last Emperor; a 30-minute BBC interview with Bertolucci from 1989; an interview from 2008 with composer David Byrne; a 2008 interview with cultural historian Ian Buruma examining the period of the film; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn298344043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ; Director-approved special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781604650952
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 LAST ; XX-BR ; 1BLU-RAY/1AW ; CC ; [B14MB001, #23, 6@39.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
715515033725
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1779BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)298344043
System details
  • Blu-ray ; Region A ; DTS-HD Master Audio stereo
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD player
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The Last emperor, Yanco Films and Tao Films ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, (blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Accompanying booklet featuring an essay by critic David Thomson
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring director Bernardo Bertolucci, producer Jeremy Thomas, screenwriter Mark Peploe, and composer-actor Ryūichi Sakamoto; The Italian Traveler, Bernardo Bertolucci, a 53-minute film by Fernand Moszkowicz tracing the director's geographic influences, from Parma to China; video images taken by Bertolucci while on preproduction in China; The Chinese Adventure of Bernardo Bertolucci, a 51-minute film by Paolo Brunato revisiting the creation of the film; a 45-minute documentary featuring Storaro, editor Gabriella Cristiani, costume designer James Acheson and art director Gianni Silvestri; a 66-minute documentary exploring Bertolucci's creative process and the making of the Last Emperor; a 30-minute BBC interview with Bertolucci from 1989; an interview from 2008 with composer David Byrne; a 2008 interview with cultural historian Ian Buruma examining the period of the film; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn298344043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ; Director-approved special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781604650952
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 LAST ; XX-BR ; 1BLU-RAY/1AW ; CC ; [B14MB001, #23, 6@39.99, LAP/DDG ]
Other control number
715515033725
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1779BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)298344043
System details
  • Blu-ray ; Region A ; DTS-HD Master Audio stereo
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD player
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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