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The Resource The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gordon 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 Gordon 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 Gordon 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
NZ1
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
Dewey number
791.4572
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
LC call number
  • PR6025.A86
  • PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
  • P35 2007
  • P356843 2007
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1967-
  • 1962-
  • 1946-
  • 1874-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Watts, Naomi
  • Colleton, Sara
  • Fonlupt, Jean-François
  • Gill, Mark
  • Han, Sanping
  • Norton, Edward
  • Nyswaner, Ron
  • Curran, John
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Jones, Toby
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Howland, Juliet
  • Huang, Yaoming
  • Steed, Maggie
  • Laurence, Lorraine
  • Lee, Johnny
  • Feng, Li
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Bob Yari Productions
  • Mark Gordon Company
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical drama
  • Physicians
  • Married people
  • Adultery
  • Cities and towns
  • Epidemics
  • Feature films
  • Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Melodrama
  • Médicos
  • Adulterio
  • Physicians
  • Married people
  • Adultery
  • Cities and towns
  • Epidemics
  • Physicians
  • Married people
  • Adultery
  • Cities and towns
  • Epidemics
  • Shanghai (China)
  • China
  • Shanghai (China)
  • China
  • Shanghai (China)
  • China
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gordon 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)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Stuart Dryburgh is a New Zealander
Bar code
  • 31223130578520
  • 31223130578496
  • 31223130578470
  • 31223130578488
  • 31223130578512
  • 31223130578462
  • 31223130578538
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
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 DVD (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569585577
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
58557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85856292
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The painted veil, Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gordon 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)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Stuart Dryburgh is a New Zealander
Bar code
  • 31223130578520
  • 31223130578496
  • 31223130578470
  • 31223130578488
  • 31223130578512
  • 31223130578462
  • 31223130578538
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
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 DVD (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569585577
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
58557
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85856292
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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