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Title Law of the border [videorecording] / a film by Lufti O. Akad ; Taipei story \ a film by Edward Young.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017]

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Edition DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (195 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono rda
DVD NTSC rda
DVD video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Martin Scorsese's world cinema project ; no. 2
The Criterion collection ; 878, 879
Criterion collection ; 878.
Criterion collection ; 879.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio (Law of the border) or 1.85:1 aspect ratio (Taipei Story); monaural.
Language Law of the border: In Turkish with optional English subtitles.
Taipei Story: In Mandarin and Hokkien with optional subtitles in English.
Cast Law of the border: Yılmaz Güney, Pervin Par, Erol Taş.
Taipei story: Tsai Chin, Hou Hsiao-hsien.
Credits Law of the border: cinematography, Ali Uǧur ; editor, Ali Ün ; music, Nida Tüfekçi.
Taipei story: Producers, Huang Yung, Lin Jung-feng, Liu Sheng-chung ; cinematography, Yang Wei-han ; editors, Wang Chi-yang, Sung Fan-chen.
Note Law of the border: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966.
Taipei story: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Originally issued in a box set titled Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project no. 2 published by The Criterion Collection, ©2017 (Criterion Collection, volume 873).
Summary Law of the border: Set along the Turkish-Syrian frontier, this film is a terse, elemental tale of smugglers contending with a changing social landscape. One of them is a a quiet man who finds himself fighting for his young son's life as he becomes pitted against his fellow outlaws.
Tapei story: A washed-up baseball player and his property girlfriend struggle with their relationship as they work towards marriage and emigration.
Contents [DVD disc 1]. Hudutların kanunu = Law of the border (black and white ; 1966) / Dadaş Film ; eser, Yılmaz Güney ; senaryo, Lütfi Ö. Akad ; rejisör, Lütfi Ö. Akad (76 min.) -- [DVD disc 2]. Qing mei zhu ma = Taipei story (color ; 1985) / screenplay by Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chu Tien-wen, Edward Yang ; produced by Huang Yung, Liu Jung-Feng, Liu Sheng-Chung ; directed by Edward Yang (119 min.).
[DVD disc 1]. Hudutların kanunu = Law of the border (black and white ; 1966) / Dadaş Film ; eser, Yılmaz Güney ; senaryo, Lütfi Ö. Akad ; rejisör, Lütfi Ö. Akad (76 min.) -- [DVD disc 2]. 青梅竹馬 = Taipei story (color ; 1985) / screenplay by Hou Hsiao-hsien, Chu Tien-wen, Edward Yang ; produced by Huang Yung, Liu Jung-Feng, Liu Sheng-Chung ; directed by Edward Yang (119 min.).
Note Special features on the two DVDs include new introductions to the films by World Cinema Project founder Martin Scorsese, a new interview with producer Mevlüt Akkaya on Law of the border, and a new conversation between filmmakers Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edmond Wong on Taipei Story.
Subject Smugglers -- Drama.
Transnational crime -- Turkey -- Drama.
Turkey -- Boundaries -- Drama.
Syria -- Boundaries -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Family-owned business enterprises -- Drama.
Real estate development -- Taiwan -- Taipei -- Drama.
Genre/Form Crime films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Akad, Lütfi Ö., film director, screenwriter.
Güney, Yılmaz, 1937-1984, actor.
Par, Pervin, 1939- actor.
Taş, Erol, 1928-1998, actor.
Yang, Dechang, 1947-2007, film director, screenwriter.
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- screenwriter.
Zhu, Tianwen, screenwriter.
Hou, Xiaoxian, 1947- actor.
Tsai Chin, 1936- actor.
Scorsese, Martin.
World Cinema Foundation.
Dadaș Film (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Hudutların kanunu (Motion picture)
Qing mei zhu ma (Motion picture)
Law of the border.
Taipei story.
ISBN 9781681433110 (Law of the border)
1681433117 (Law of the border)
9781681433127 (Taipei Story)
1681433125 (Taipei Story)
Music No. CC2759BDDVD The Criterion Collection (boxed set)
CC2759BDDVD-7 The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray disc)
CC2759BDDVD-8 The Criterion Collection (Law of the border DVD)
CC2759BDDVD-9 The Criterion Collection (Taipei Story DVD)

 
    
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