House of Flying Daggers
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
Chinese
UPC
043396091788

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
General Note
Special features: Commentary with actor Ziyi Zhang and director Zhang Yimou; creating the visual effects featurette; making-of 'House of Flying Daggers' featurette; theme song 'Lovers' music video; behind the scenes photo gallery; costumes gallery; storyboard comparisions; previews.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding ; editor, Cheng Long ; original music score, Shigeru Umebayashi ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; production designer, Huo Tingxiao ; visual effects, Animal Logic Film ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung.
Participants/Performers
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi, Song Dandan.
Description
During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of stylized martial arts violence, and some sexuality.
System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
Mandarin, English and French language tracks; English and French subtitles.
Awards
Golden Satellite Awards, 2005, Golden Satellite Award - Best Cinematography (Xiaoding Zhao).

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Zhang, Y., Kaneshiro, T., Liu, D., Zhang, Z., Song, D., Zhao, X., & Umebayashi, S. (2005). House of Flying Daggers (Widescreen version.). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yimou. Zhang et al.. 2005. House of Flying Daggers. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yimou. Zhang et al.. House of Flying Daggers Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zhang, Yimou., et al. House of Flying Daggers Widescreen version., Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment : Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.

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