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Author: HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]. ; ; William GuttentagDan SturmanElisabeth BentleyTed LeonsisAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Thinkfilm, LLC ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
History
Interviews
Personal narratives
Sources
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions]. ; ; William Guttentag; Dan Sturman; Elisabeth Bentley; Ted Leonsis; Michael Jacobs, (Motion picture producer); Hugo Armstrong; Rosalind Chao; Stephen Dorff; John Getz; Woody Harrelson; Mariel Hemingway; Michelle Krusiec; Leah Liang; Chris Mulkey; Jürgen Prochnow; Sonny Saito; Graham Sibley; Mark Valley; Robert Wu; HBO Documentary Films.; Agape Partners Multimedia.; Purple Mountain Productions.; Thinkfilm (Firm)
OCLC Number: 185041792
Language Note: In English, Chinese, and Japanese with English subtitles; optional Spanish or English SDH subtitles.
Notes: Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery.
Originally produced in 2007.
Some production credits taken from other sources.
Non-Latin script record.
Credits: Story by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman ; director of photography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Hibah Frisina, Charlton McMillan, Michael Schweitzer ; music, Philip Marshall ; director of photography- stage reading, Stephen Kazmierski ; costume designer, Dayna Pink.
Cast: Hugo Armstrong, Rosalind Chao, Stephen Dorff, John Getz, Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Michelle Krusiec, Leah Liang, Chris Mulkey, Jürgen Prochnow, Sonny Saito, Graham Sibley, Mark Valley, Robert Wu.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Documentary Editing Award.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for disturbing images and descriptions of war-time atrocities, including rape.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Special features: Theatrical trailer; trailer gallery.
Other Titles: Nanking
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films ; a Ted Leonsis production ; directed by Bill Guttentag, Dan Sturman ; screenplay by Bill Guttentag & Dan Sturman, & Elisabeth Bentley ; produced by Ted Leonsis ; producers, Bill Guttentag, Michael Jacobs ; Agape Partners Multimedia LLC ; [Purple Mountain Productions].
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Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries.

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