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The Resource Flowers of Shanghai., director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen

Flowers of Shanghai., director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen

Label
Flowers of Shanghai.
Title
Flowers of Shanghai.
Statement of responsibility
director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Interviewee
Interviewer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
In four late-nineteenth-century Shanghai "flower houses", courtesans live confined to opulent splendor but are forced to work to buy back their freedom, and romantic intrigue, jealousies and tensions roil around their assignations
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Hai shang hua (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Shanghainese and Cantonese dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F56 2021
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/on-screenparticipant
eAIYA9act6I
PerformerNote
Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Michiko Hada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1962-
  • 1968-
  • 1972-
  • 1974-
  • 1856-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hou, Xiaoxian
  • Zhu, Tianwen
  • Leung, Tony Chiu Wai
  • Hada, Michiko
  • Rayns, Tony
  • Ma, Jean
  • Berry, Michael
  • Han, Bangqing
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
113
Series statement
Criterion collection, 1077
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitution
  • Brothels
  • Prostitutes
Technique
live action
Label
Flowers of Shanghai., director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on "The Sing-song girls of Shanghai" by Han Ziyun
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: New introduction by Tony Rayns; Beautified realism, a new documentary by Daniel Raim and Eugene Suen; Excerpts from a 2015 interview with Hou; trailer; essay by Jean Ma and a 2009 interview with Michael Berry
Accompanying material
1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
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
on1242885181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681438344
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515258913
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3253DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1242885181
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Flowers of Shanghai., director, Hou Hsaio-hsien ; screenplay by Chu Tien-wen
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Based on "The Sing-song girls of Shanghai" by Han Ziyun
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: New introduction by Tony Rayns; Beautified realism, a new documentary by Daniel Raim and Eugene Suen; Excerpts from a 2015 interview with Hou; trailer; essay by Jean Ma and a 2009 interview with Michael Berry
Accompanying material
1 booklet (43 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
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
on1242885181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; Widescreen special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9781681438344
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515258913
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3253DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1242885181
System details
DVD, wide screen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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