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Jinling shi san chai [videorecording] = The flowers of war / Wrekin Hill Entertainment presents in association with Row 1 Pictures a New Pictures Film production ; director, Zhang Yimou ; writer, Liu Heng, Yan Geling ; producer, Zhang Weiping.


  • Description: 1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, 2012.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

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Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ F (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Yan Geling.
Special features: Behind the scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography Zhao Xiaoding ; edited by Meng Peicong ; music by Qigang Chen.
Participant or Performer Note: Christian Bale, Ni Ni.
Summary: The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites, a flock of shell-shocked schoolchildren, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks, all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for strong violence including a sexual assault, disturbing images, and brief strong language.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Language Note: In English or Mandarin Chinese with Spanish or English subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Bale, Christian, 1974- (Actor). Ni, Ni, 1988- (Actor). Zhang, Yimou. (Director). Liu, Heng. (Author of screenplay). Yan, Geling (Author of screenplay). Zhang, Weiping, producer (Added Author). Yan, Geling. Jin ling shi san chai. (Added Author). Lions Gate Films. (Added Author). Wrekin Hill Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Row 1 Pictures. (Added Author). New Pictures Film (Firm) (Added Author).

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Alternate Title: Flowers of war

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