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Empire Of The Sun (2009, original release: 1987)


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MoviesBLU-RAY/DRAMA/EMPIREDue 11-17-18
Published: Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]
Description:  2 videodiscs (152 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0780690893, 9780780690899, 0780690893 :,
Language:  English

Blu-ray disc includes the feature film in High Definition and a behind-the-scenes documentary, The China odyssey: Empire of the sun, a film by Steven Spielberg; the DVD videodisc does not contain the feature film

Originally released as a motion picture in 1987

Based on the novel by J.G. Ballard

Accompanying DVD videodisc only contains the documentary Warner at war (47 min.), narrated by Steven Spielberg, that illustrates the impact of Warner Bros. on the United States during World War II

Accompanying booklet (30 p. : col. ill.) bound in container includes information on the film and cast as well as still images from the feature film

John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Christian Bale

"Jim Graham [is] a young Briton whose unconquerable spirit soars high and free above the harsh confiens of a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Through his eyes we see the fascination and horror of war"--Container

Rating: PG

Blu-ray disc; 1080p High Definition 16x9 1.85:1; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English), 2.0 Dolby digital (French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish); requires Blu-ray player

DVD, region 1

English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue with optional Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired (SDH)

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War films.
Coming-of-age films.
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Additional Credits:
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- producer, director
Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954- producer
Marshall, Frank, producer
Stoppard, Tom, author of screenplay
Bale, Christian, 1974- actor
Malkovich, John, actor
Richardson, Miranda, actor
Havers, Nigel, 1949- actor
Williams, John, 1932- composer
Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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