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The Resource The painted veil, WIP ; Stratus Film Co. ; Bob Yari Productions ; Class 5 Films ; Colleton Company ; Emotion Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; Warner China Film HG Corporation ; produced by Sara Colleton, Jean Francois Fonlupt, Mark Gill, Sanping Han, Edward Norton ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)

The painted veil, WIP ; Stratus Film Co. ; Bob Yari Productions ; Class 5 Films ; Colleton Company ; Emotion Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; Warner China Film HG Corporation ; produced by Sara Colleton, Jean Francois Fonlupt, Mark Gill, Sanping Han, Edward Norton ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)

Label
The painted veil
Title
The painted veil
Statement of responsibility
WIP ; Stratus Film Co. ; Bob Yari Productions ; Class 5 Films ; Colleton Company ; Emotion Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; Warner China Film HG Corporation ; produced by Sara Colleton, Jean Francois Fonlupt, Mark Gill, Sanping Han, Edward Norton ; 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
Member of
Awards note
Golden Globes (USA), 2007: Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M45
  • PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
  • P356843 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
Runtime
125
Technique
live action
Label
The painted veil, WIP ; Stratus Film Co. ; Bob Yari Productions ; Class 5 Films ; Colleton Company ; Emotion Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; Warner China Film HG Corporation ; produced by Sara Colleton, Jean Francois Fonlupt, Mark Gill, Sanping Han, Edward Norton ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
85856292
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569585577
  • 085391137580
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 58557
  • 11375890
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; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The painted veil, WIP ; Stratus Film Co. ; Bob Yari Productions ; Class 5 Films ; Colleton Company ; Emotion Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; Warner China Film HG Corporation ; produced by Sara Colleton, Jean Francois Fonlupt, Mark Gill, Sanping Han, Edward Norton ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
85856292
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9781419818196
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569585577
  • 085391137580
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 58557
  • 11375890
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; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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