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Shijie = The world / Office Kitano, Lumen Films and Xstram Pictures in association with Bandai Visual, Tokyo FM, Dentsu, TV Asahi, Bitters End, Shanghai Film Studio, China Film Coproduction Corporation, a film by Jia Zhangke ; directed by Jia Zhangke

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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
[New York] : Zeitgeist Films, 2006.

Details

Description
1 videodisc (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Cast
Zhao Tao, Cheng Taisheng, Wang Hongwei, Huang Yiqun, Jiang Zhongwei, Ji Shuai.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
On the outskirts of Beijing is an amusement park called The World. The staff may be happy around the guests, but it's a different story behind the scenes. The park is seen through the eyes of the staff, along with the romances, dreams, and loneliness.
Note
Special features: Video interview with film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum; original theatrical trailer; on-set photo gallery, including rare shots of director Jia Zhangke; character sketches and an essay of the real World Park; production notes by director Jia Zhangke.
Language
In Mandarin and Shanxi dialect with English subtitles.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Amusement parks -- China -- Beijing -- Drama.
Service industries workers -- China -- Beijing -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Added Author
Jia, Zhangke, 1970-
Zhao, Tao, 1978-
Cheng, Taisheng.
Wang, Hongwei.
Ofisu Kitano.
Editorial Lumen.
Zeitgeist Films.
Added Title
World
Standard No.
795975107433
Music No.
Z1074 Zeitgeist Films