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The Resource A touch of zen : Xia nu, International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; producedby Hsia-Wu Liang-Fang ; written and directed by King Hu, (videorecording)

A touch of zen : Xia nu, International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; producedby Hsia-Wu Liang-Fang ; written and directed by King Hu, (videorecording)

Label
A touch of zen : Xia nu
Title
A touch of zen
Title remainder
Xia nu
Statement of responsibility
International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; producedby Hsia-Wu Liang-Fang ; written and directed by King Hu
Title variation
Xia nu
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
A fugitive noblewoman seeks refuge in a remote, and allegedly haunted, village. The sanctuary she finds with a shy scholar and two aides in disguise is shattered when a nefarious swordsman uncovers her identity, pitting the four against legions of blade-wielding opponents
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Hua Hui-Ying; original score, Wu Da-Jiang
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Mandarin dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T683 2016
PerformerNote
Hsu Feng, Shih Chun, Bai Ying, Tien Peng
Runtime
180
Technique
live action
Label
A touch of zen : Xia nu, International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; producedby Hsia-Wu Liang-Fang ; written and directed by King Hu, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Adapted from Pu Song-ling's Stories from a Chinese studio
  • Widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Documentary from 2012 about director King Hu; new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shiuh Chun; new interview with filmmaker Ang Lee; new interview with film scholar Tony Rayans; new English subtitle translation; trailer ; essay by film scholar David Bordwell and notes by Hu from a 1975 Cannes film festival press kit
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn951223023
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (180 min.)
Isbn
9781681431833
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515182010
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2653DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)951223023
System details
DVD; Widescreen (2.35:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A touch of zen : Xia nu, International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; producedby Hsia-Wu Liang-Fang ; written and directed by King Hu, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
  • Adapted from Pu Song-ling's Stories from a Chinese studio
  • Widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Special features: Documentary from 2012 about director King Hu; new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shiuh Chun; new interview with filmmaker Ang Lee; new interview with film scholar Tony Rayans; new English subtitle translation; trailer ; essay by film scholar David Bordwell and notes by Hu from a 1975 Cannes film festival press kit
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn951223023
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (180 min.)
Isbn
9781681431833
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515182010
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2653DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)951223023
System details
DVD; Widescreen (2.35:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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