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Title Ying xiong [videorecording] = Hero / Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc. an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corp., Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd. and Beijing New Picture Film Co., a Zhang Yimou film ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; directed by Zhang Yimou.

Imprint Montréal, QC : Alliance Vivafilm, 2004.

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 Talbott Media  DVD 473    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language Chinese (Mandarin), English, French or Spanish language soundtracks with optional subtitles in French or Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details DVD; region 1; aspect ratio widescreen 2.35:1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Feng Li.
Cast Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen.
Credits Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; production designers, Huo Ting Xiao, Yi Zhen Zhou ; costume designer, Emi Wada ; music, Tan Dun ; violin solos and fiddling, Itzhak Perlman.
Audience Canadian Home Video rating: PG.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, 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.
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.
Subject Li, Feng, 1968- -- Film adaptations.
Revenge -- Drama.
Assassins -- Drama.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. -- Drama.
Martial arts films -- China.
Feature films -- China.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Foreign films.
Historical films.
Epic films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Zhang, Yimou.
Li, Feng, 1968-
Wang, Bin (Screenwriter)
Kong, Bill.
Tarantino, Quentin.
Li, Jet, 1963-
Leung, Tony Chiu Wai, 1962-
Zhang, Manyu.
Zhang, Ziyi, 1979-
Chen, Daoming.
Yen, Donnie, 1963-
Li, Feng, 1968- Ying xiong.
Miramax Films.
Elite Group Enterprises.
Edko Films.
Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi.
Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si.
Yin du ji gou you xian gong si (Hong Kong, China)
Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si.
Alliance vivafilm (Firm)
Added Title Hero
Note English title on container spine: Quentin Tarantino presents Jet Li Hero
Also known as: Jet Li's Hero
French title on container spine: Quentin Tarantino présente Jet Li Héros
Added Title Héros
Standard No. 065935828891
Music No. 111319 Alliance Vivafilm