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The Resource A great wall, W & S Productions, Nanhai Film Company present a Shirley Sun production ; a film by Peter Wang ; produced by Shirley Sun ; written & directed by Peter Wang ; screenplay by Peter Wang, Shirley Sun, (videorecording)

A great wall, W & S Productions, Nanhai Film Company present a Shirley Sun production ; a film by Peter Wang ; produced by Shirley Sun ; written & directed by Peter Wang ; screenplay by Peter Wang, Shirley Sun, (videorecording)

Label
A great wall
Title
A great wall
Statement of responsibility
W & S Productions, Nanhai Film Company present a Shirley Sun production ; a film by Peter Wang ; produced by Shirley Sun ; written & directed by Peter Wang ; screenplay by Peter Wang, Shirley Sun
Title variation
  • Great wall is a great wall
  • Beijing Story
  • Beijing gushi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
This moving and humorous story chronicles the return of Leo Fang and his American-born wife and son to his native China and provides a comical insight into the cultural clases between traditional Chinese families and Chinese-American families
Member of
Cataloging source
VWM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Peter Stein, Robert Primes ; editor, Grahame Weinbren ; music, David Liang, Ge Ganru
Date time place
Filmed on location in China
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Closed-captioned. In English and Chinese, with English, French, and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Peter Wang, Sharon Iwai, Kelvin Han Yee, Qinqin Li, Xiaoguang Hu, Guanglan Shen, Wang Xiao
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sun, Shirley
  • Wang, Peter C
  • Iwai, Sharon
  • Yee, Kelvin Han
  • W & S Productions (Firm)
  • Nanhai Film Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
102
Series statement
World films
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
A great wall, W & S Productions, Nanhai Film Company present a Shirley Sun production ; a film by Peter Wang ; produced by Shirley Sun ; written & directed by Peter Wang ; screenplay by Peter Wang, Shirley Sun, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1; "enhanced for 16 x 9 television."
  • Special feature include original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
51006393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Isbn
9780792853855
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A great wall, W & S Productions, Nanhai Film Company present a Shirley Sun production ; a film by Peter Wang ; produced by Shirley Sun ; written & directed by Peter Wang ; screenplay by Peter Wang, Shirley Sun, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1; "enhanced for 16 x 9 television."
  • Special feature include original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
51006393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Isbn
9780792853855
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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