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The Resource The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [and others] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)

The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [and others] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)

Label
The painted veil
Title
The painted veil
Statement of responsibility
Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [and others] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth
Awards note
Golden Globes (USA), 2007: Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; art director, Peta Lawson ; editor, Alexandre de Franceschi ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; visual effects supervisor, Paul Butterworth ; piano soloist, Lang Lang
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Maggie Steed
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1967-
  • 1874-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Watts, Naomi
  • Norton, Edward
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Jones, Toby
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Howland, Juliet
  • Steed, Maggie
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Bob Yari Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical drama
  • Married people
  • Adultery
  • Epidemics
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [and others] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
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
ocm85856292
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ROMANCE 791.4372 PAINTED ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0710MW58 ; YVS0801BTAV18 ; YVS0803BTAV21 ; Repair0809, wjm. Reinstate 12/6.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
58557
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 85856292
  • (Sirsi) 85856292
  • (OCoLC)85856292
System details
DVD; region 1; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gorden Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [and others] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
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
ocm85856292
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ROMANCE 791.4372 PAINTED ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0710MW58 ; YVS0801BTAV18 ; YVS0803BTAV21 ; Repair0809, wjm. Reinstate 12/6.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
58557
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 85856292
  • (Sirsi) 85856292
  • (OCoLC)85856292
System details
DVD; region 1; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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