Hero
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Published
Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009].
Edition
Special ed.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality.
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Format
DVD
Language
chi
ISBN
0788895257, 9780788895258
UPC
786936789164, 031398134718

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production 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 ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; violin solos and fiddling, Itzhak Perlman.
Participants/Performers
Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality.
Target Audience
CHV rating: PG.
Target Audience
OFRB rating: PG.
System Details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, digitally mastered.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language
Mandarin, dubbed English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Kong, B., Zhang, Y., Li, F., Wang, B. (., Cheng, X., Li, J., Leung, T. C. W., Zhang, M., Zhang, Z., Chen, D., Yen, D., Tan, D., & Perlman, I. (2009). Hero (Special ed.). Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bill. Kong et al.. 2009. Hero. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bill. Kong et al.. Hero Burbank, CA: Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kong, Bill., et al. Hero Special ed., Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2009.

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