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The Resource The last emperor, Jeremy Thomas presents ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ; made by Yanco Films Limited and Tao Film SRL ; in association with Recorded Picture Company (Productions) Limited, Screenframe Limited, AAA Soprofilms, (videorecording DVD)

The last emperor, Jeremy Thomas presents ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ; made by Yanco Films Limited and Tao Film SRL ; in association with Recorded Picture Company (Productions) Limited, Screenframe Limited, AAA Soprofilms, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The last emperor
Title
The last emperor
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Thomas presents ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ; made by Yanco Films Limited and Tao Film SRL ; in association with Recorded Picture Company (Productions) Limited, Screenframe Limited, AAA Soprofilms
Title variation
Bernardo Bertolucci's The last emperor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"[Portrays] the life of Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City. Re-creating Ching dynasty China with astonishing detail and uparalleled craftsmanship ..."--Container
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 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 Film Editing (Gabriella Cristiani) ; Best Music, Original Score (Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, Cong Su) ; Best Picture (Jeremy Thomas) ; Best Sound (Bill Rowe, Ivan Sharrock) ; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci)
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Last emperor (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photography by Vittorio Storaro ; editor, Gabriella Cristiani ; music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne and Cong Su ; costume designer, James Acheson ; production designer, Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Language note
  • Predominantly in English. Some dialogue in Chinese or Japanese, with English subtitles
  • Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ying Ruocheng, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Maggie Han, Wu Jun Mei, Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa, Jade Go
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1961-
  • 1932-2013
  • 1952-
  • 1940-
  • 1952-
  • 1957-
  • 1941-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Jeremy
  • Peploe, Mark
  • Bertolucci, Bernardo
  • Lone, John
  • Chen, Joan
  • O'Toole, Peter
  • Ying, Ruocheng
  • Wong, Victor
  • Dun, Dennis
  • Sakamoto, Ryūichi
  • Storaro, Vittorio
  • Cristiani, Gabriella
  • Byrne, David
  • Su, Cong
  • Buruma, Ian
  • Thomson, David
  • Scarfiotti, Ferdinando
  • Gerard, Fabien S.
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
703
Series statement
Criterion collection
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  • Puyi
  • China
  • China
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
The last emperor, Jeremy Thomas presents ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ; made by Yanco Films Limited and Tao Film SRL ; in association with Recorded Picture Company (Productions) Limited, Screenframe Limited, AAA Soprofilms, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features (Disc 1): optional audio commentary by Bertolucci, Thomas, Peploe & Sakamoto; theatrical trailer
  • Special features (Disc 3): "Bernardo Bertolucci : le voyageur Italien" = "Bernardo Bertolucci : the Italian traveler" documentary (1992?, 53 min., in Italian with English subtitles); "Videocartolina dalla China" = "Postcards from China" featurette (1985?, 8 min., with optional audio commentary by Bertolucci in English); "Bernardo Bertolucci's Chinese adventure" documentary (1986, 51 min., in Italian with English subtitles); "Making 'The last emperor'" documentary (2008, 45 min., in English)
  • Special features (Disc 4): "The South Bank show : The making of 'The last emperor'" BBC documentary television program (1988, 66 min., in English); "David Byrne on 'The last emperor'" interview (2007, 25 min., in English); "Beyond the Forbidden City : Ian Buruma on China's tumultuous past" documentary (2008, 45 min., in English); "Face to face : Jeremy Issacs talks to Bernardo Bertolucci" interview (1989, 30 min., in English)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The theatrical version (1987, 162 min.) -- Disc 2. The television version (1987, 218 min.) -- Disc 3. Supplements, pt. 1 (compiled in 2008, 157 min.) -- Disc 4. Supplements, pt. 2 (compiled in 2008, 166 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Director-approved special edition.
  • Widescreen format.
Extent
4 videodiscs (703 min.)
Isbn
9781604650143
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515027922
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 422
  • CC1739D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)196527067
  • (OCoLC)ocn196527067
  • 202068
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 2.00:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last emperor, Jeremy Thomas presents ; screenplay by Mark Peploe with Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Jeremy Thomas ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ; made by Yanco Films Limited and Tao Film SRL ; in association with Recorded Picture Company (Productions) Limited, Screenframe Limited, AAA Soprofilms, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Special features (Disc 1): optional audio commentary by Bertolucci, Thomas, Peploe & Sakamoto; theatrical trailer
  • Special features (Disc 3): "Bernardo Bertolucci : le voyageur Italien" = "Bernardo Bertolucci : the Italian traveler" documentary (1992?, 53 min., in Italian with English subtitles); "Videocartolina dalla China" = "Postcards from China" featurette (1985?, 8 min., with optional audio commentary by Bertolucci in English); "Bernardo Bertolucci's Chinese adventure" documentary (1986, 51 min., in Italian with English subtitles); "Making 'The last emperor'" documentary (2008, 45 min., in English)
  • Special features (Disc 4): "The South Bank show : The making of 'The last emperor'" BBC documentary television program (1988, 66 min., in English); "David Byrne on 'The last emperor'" interview (2007, 25 min., in English); "Beyond the Forbidden City : Ian Buruma on China's tumultuous past" documentary (2008, 45 min., in English); "Face to face : Jeremy Issacs talks to Bernardo Bertolucci" interview (1989, 30 min., in English)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The theatrical version (1987, 162 min.) -- Disc 2. The television version (1987, 218 min.) -- Disc 3. Supplements, pt. 1 (compiled in 2008, 157 min.) -- Disc 4. Supplements, pt. 2 (compiled in 2008, 166 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Director-approved special edition.
  • Widescreen format.
Extent
4 videodiscs (703 min.)
Isbn
9781604650143
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515027922
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 422
  • CC1739D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)196527067
  • (OCoLC)ocn196527067
  • 202068
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 2.00:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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