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Title Hero [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]


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Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Close-up of a fight scene; Inside the action: a conversation with Quentin Tarantino & Jet Li; "Hero defined" making of featurette; storyboards; soundtrack spot.
Credits Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; music composer and conductor, Tan Dun ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; visual effects supervisor, Ellen Poon.
Cast Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen.
Summary A fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation. With supernatural skill, and no fear, the soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that has massacred his people. To achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat. The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, but the warrior stands in their way.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, digitally mastered, NTSC.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Mandarin, dubbed English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Supernatural -- Drama.
Soldiers -- China -- Drama.
Revenge -- China -- Drama.
Assassins -- China -- Drama.
Sobrenatural -- Teatro.
Soldados -- China -- Teatro.
China -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. -- Drama.
Genre/Form Martial arts films
Action and adventure films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Added Author Kong, Bill.
Zhang, Yimou.
Li, Feng.
Wang, Bin.
Li, Jet, 1963-
Leung, Tony Chiu Wai, 1962-
Zhang, Manyu.
Zhang, Ziyi, 1979-
Chen, Daoming.
Yen, Donnie, 1963-
Tan, Dun, 1957-
Miramax Films.
Elite Group Enterprises.
Edko Films.
Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi.
Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si.
Yin du ji gou you xian gong si (Hong Kong, China)
Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Note Also known as: Ying xiong
At head of title: Quentin Tarantino presents
ISBN 0788895257
Standard No. 786936789164
Music No. 101255 Miramax Films

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